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On Your Own, NORTH CAROLINA SMALL CLAIMS COURT A Debt Collection Guide For North Carolina Businesses by Mary A. Nixon

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Published by Universal Publishers .
Written in English


  • Financial, taxation, commercial, industrial law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • North Carolina,
  • General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL8782243M
ISBN 101581128851
ISBN 109781581128857



Small claims court offers ordinary people the chance to resolve small disputes at a low cost and without a lot of complication. Learn how to correctly file or handle a small claims action in the proper courts and get answers to some important questions you . Small Claims Court, otherwise known as Magistrate’s Court, is a civil court that is set up for the “just, speedy, and inexpensive determination” of civil cases. In Small Claims Court, you can file a claim, such as for breach of contract or for property damage, where the value of the claim is $7, or less. Also, you can request that a. To bring your case in small claims court in North Carolina, you must be seeking to recover $10, or less. If you need an order to make someone do or stop doing something, other courts are available. For example, if you want to file for divorce or seek higher child support, you will need to go to a family law court. North Carolina Small Claims Court FAQ. Who hears the claims in small claims court? In small claims court, the trial is an informal hearing before a judge. There is no jury and the plaintiff presents his or her evidence and witnesses. The defendant is also responsible for presenting his or her witnesses.

The Small Claims Court in Charleston is located at Morrison Drive, and is open Monday through Friday from AM to PM. The North Charleston Small Claims Court is located at Bridgeview Drive, Room B, and is open Monday through Friday . Small claims court is part of the district court are heard by a magistrate with no jury and litigants usually represent themselves. Cases include: Claims for $10, or less; Recovery of personal property; Summary ejectment (ejecting a tenant from a landlord’s property). In North Carolina, the Small Claims Court is Magistrate Court. Throughout this book, the terms -- Magistrate Court and Small Claims Court -- are used interchangeably. ON YOUR OWN - NORTH CAROLINA SMALL CLAIMS COURT takes you step-by-step through the court proceedings and acquaints you with how to obtain a judgment and how to collect the judgment. pasted-up manuscript for the book Do Your Own Brain Surgery to Releasor’s address no later than July 6, 20xx, which Releasee failed to keep.” c. “A tree growing on Releasee’s property at Oak Street fell into Releasor’s backyard at Oak Street on August 7, 20xx. It damaged Releasor’s fence, which had to be replaced. The tree.

ON YOUR OWN - NORTH CAROLINA SMALL CLAIMS COURT is a book that offers basic guidance to the individual who has never been to Small Claims Court, yet provides material that should be of assistance to the individual who has represented himself . Small claims courts are local courts designated to serve a particular county. This makes sense because usually the dollar amounts allowed in small claims cases aren't large enough to justify people traveling great distances to go to court, and normally, your dispute will be with a person or business located nearby.. You’ll follow the venue rule when deciding which small claims court . The small claims court in North Carolina may hear any of the following claims if the amount in controversy does not exceed $10, 1. monetary disputes 2. recovery of specific personal property 3. summary ejectment 4. North Carolina Code - General Statutes Article 19 - Small Claim Actions in District Court. Article Small Claim Actions in District Court. § 7A‑ Small claim action defined. For purposes of this Article a small claim action is a civil action wherein.