Small Claims Court Factsheets: Offers to Settle and Summary Judgment Applications

This factsheet describes two procedures that parties to a lawsuit may use to attempt to end a lawsuit before trial. Part one deals with how to make a formal offer to settle a lawsuit. Part two describes how to apply to a judge to make a summary judgment application.

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