Recent Examples of small-claims court from the Web
The bill’s requirement for a judgment against a tenant in order to access the mitigation fund could create an incentive for landlords to sue tenants in small-claims courts.
Most arbitration clauses allow consumers to use small-claims courts instead, but there, too, the advantages appear tilted in the companies’ favor.
The idea of a copyright small-claims court, which has been discussed in Washington D.C. for several years, would not have a substantial effect on major labels or publishers.
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SMALL-CLAIMS COURT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of small-claims court for English Language Learners
law : a court where legal disputes over small amounts of money are settled
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