For smaller cases, you may not need to hire a lawyer. If your damages are $10,000 or less, Small Claims Court is a simple, quick, and cost effective method where you can avoid attorney’s fees.
In Small Claims Court there are No Lawyers, No Rules of Evidence and No Juries. The cost is usually around $75 and your time to prepare and attend your hearing.
We always recommend that you start this process by reading Information for the Plaintiff (Small Claims)