Small Claims Court Factsheets: An Overview of a Lawsuit in Small Claims Court

This factsheet provides an overview of a lawsuit in small claims court. It lists many of the steps that may be taken by each party in a lawsuit in small claims court and includes definitions of terms used in the Small Claims Act and Rules.

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