small claims courts

small claims courts

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  • small claims court — n: a special court intended to simplify and expedite the resolution of minor disputes involving small claims Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. small claims court …   Law dictionary

  • small claims court — UK US noun [countable] [singular small claims court plural small claims courts] legal a law court in which people try to get back small amounts of money that they think other people or businesses owe them Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • small claims court — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms small claims court : singular small claims court plural small claims courts legal a law court in which people try to get back small amounts of money that they think other people or businesses owe them …   English dictionary

  • small claims court — n a type of court of law dealing with cases in which one person has a small claim against another person or a company. This is usually less than £5 000 in Britain and $10 000 in the US. It is much cheaper to use small claims courts than any other …   Universalium

  • small-claims court — noun : a special court intended to simplify and expedite the handling of small debts or claims * * * /smawl klaymz / a special court established to handle small claims or debts, usually without the services of lawyers. Also called small debts… …   Useful english dictionary

  • small claims court — A special court (sometimes also called conciliation court ) which provides expeditious, informal, and inexpensive adjudication of small claims. Jurisdiction of such courts is usually limited to collection of small debts and accounts. Proceedings… …   Black's law dictionary

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