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CALIFORNIA R&I COMPANY

Est. 1975   ::   "Experience makes the difference"

FILING A CASE IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT

Click here for the Small Claims online form

If somebody owes you money and you’d like to bring them into Small Claims Court -

let us take care of everything for you!

 

HOW DOES IT WORK?

AND WHAT WE DO FOR YOU

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

California R&I Company makes getting into Small Claims Court SIMPLE.  Why wait in long lines and then try to fill out confusing forms?  Leave it to our experts and see how quick and easy it is to get into Small Claims Court.

We will:

  • File your claim

  • Schedule your court date

  • Serve the papers on the defendant

  • File the proof of service at the court

  • Send you copies of everything that you will need so you can "tell it to the judge"!

Click here for the Small Claims online form

  • WE prepare your "Plaintiff's Claim";

  • WE file your "Plaintiff's Claim" in the proper Court;

  • We get you a court date;

  • WE are a Registered Process Server and will have your "Plaintiff's Claim" SERVED;
  • WE type the 'Proof of Service';

  • WE file the 'Proof of Service' with the Court;

  • WE will copy all of the Court's paperwork and mail them to you. Remeber to bring all of your PROOF with you on the date of your hearing so you will be prepared to "tell it to the Judge".

NO Lines--NO Hassles and NO LOST TIME

 

Click here for the Small Claims online form

 

 

  • You can sue for up to $10,000 if you are an individual ("natural person").

  • Business entities can only sue for up to $5,000, BUT ONLY twice in a calendar year.

  • Fee schedules in the state of California have increased for Small Claims filings.

  • The courts have made new laws making the filing process MUCH more difficult!

 

 

CONTACT US NOW

 

 

Phone: (818) 997-3868

sc@californiarandi.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEES

 

  • Our FEE depends on what amount you want to recover from the other party, between $1.00 and the new limit, $10,000 Our FEE which includes the Court's Filing Fee Cost in any of the (3) three San Fernando Valley Courts is either $175 ($1.00 to $1,500.00) or $225 [$1,501.00 to $5,000] or $250 {$5,001 to $10,000}

  • BE ADVISED--ONLY a “natural person” is allowed to file/sue for over the $5,000 amount (in other words, a corporation-type entity is NOT allowed to file/sue over the $5,000 amount.  However, a corporation-type entity CAN BE SUED by a natural person up to $10,000).

  • ADD $30 for each additional DEFENDANT to be served at the same address AND at the same time.

  • If the Court is in a different area our fee is slightly higher.

  • If the Defendant to be served is beyond our Local Area, our fee is slightly higher.

  • Please contact our office for details on these areas.

  • You are entitled by law to get back, as part of your Judgment, everything you pay us.

Click here for the Small Claims online form

 

 

 

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