Small Claims and Civil Matters



Does anyone client/customer owes you money but refuse to pay after several attempts? We can help. Did you know through small claims you are likely to recover what is owed to you through the right process? We can recover what is owed to you through Small Claims Court. And yes, as a small business owner, the law allows you to represent yourself and gets paid what is owed to you.


As a small business ourselves, we had to go through the court system to recover what is owed to us. We have been doing this for the last eight years, and we know the legal process very well, and have been very successful in recovering what is owed to our company.  We want to put our experience and service to work for you. Could you hire an attorney? Absolutely! However, can your company afford it? NO. That’s when we come in! We can help you recover what is owed to you for a ONE-TIME FLAT FEE.


Handle your own civil court case with our help

It is not always easy to be a pro se litigant. Issues that require intensive litigation or negotiation is better to face together with an experienced attorney. But, if you have a straight-forward legal issue acting on your own behalf can save you a lot of money. We can help you navigate the process and create the correct documents. It is possible to achieve the same results as you would have with a lawyer. We can help – even if you are the defendant. We are compassionate and will help you to know what to do as well as what not to do.


Understanding The Court Process For A Small Claim In Florida

A case taken to the Florida Small Claims court is filed in a county court. The aim is to settle minor disputes where the monetary value of the case is less than $5, 000. We will also be able to prepare the appropriate forms that you need to file a small claims case in the State of Florida.


The Small Claim Process

  • First, a statement of the claim must be filed.  A filing fee must be paid.
  • After filing, the party being sued is served with a summons to appear in court.  An initial pre-trial conference may be scheduled.
  • The defendant is allowed to file a counterclaim.
  • The case is heard in the small claims court.
  • If you win, the court cannot collect your judgment for you.  In the small claims court, you have to get your money from a judgment yourself.  In most cases, a formal letter mentioning the judgment as well as the fact that it will show up on a credit report is enough inspiration for a debtor to pay up.  A professional collection agency can also help you.

THE FLORIDA CIVIL LITIGATION PROCESS

The civil litigation process follows a progression

  • The process begins with a complaint that sets out the problems that the plaintiff has with the defendant.  We can help you to craft this document.
  • The defendant has time to answer to this complaint.  He can say what he admits to, what defenses he may have and whether he has a counterclaim against the plaintiff.
  • If no answer is received from the defendant, a default judgment can be obtained against the defendant.  In the case of a counterclaim, the party against whom the claim is made also has time to answer.
  • The process of discovery follows.  During this process information is gathered to the issues relevant to the litigation.
  • Mediation is encouraged, but if no agreement can be reached, the case goes to trial.

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