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small claim

an action under a specified limit usually with considerably reduced formalities and designed to allow individuals to litigate without a solicitor in simpler cases. There is usually a provision allowing cases to be transferred to the usual or ordinary procedures. Some types of cases maybe reserved. In England there is an arbitration procedure in the County Court. In Scotland there is a special procedure and special forms in the Sheriff Court.
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I allow she has small claims to perfection; but then, I maintain that, if she were more perfect, she would be less interesting.'
Just as when inventive power is working with glad ease some small claim on the attention is fully met as if it were only a cranny opened to the sunlight, it was easy now for Dorothea to write her memoranda.
Stacie Jean Rios appeals dismissal of her small claims action against Ryan Justmann.
The Small Claims Rules Committee had a productive year for the 2018-2019 term, highlighted by the filing of the committee's regular-cycle report with the Florida Supreme Court in February.
In response to the specific needs of flexibility and nimbleness, the DIFC and ADGM have fast-track small claims processes which allow parties to quickly resolve their disputes in a cost-effective manner, producing judgments and orders that should be portable and easily enforced.
SC raises to P400,000 limit for Metro Manila small claims cases
Where a petitioner sought relief from a judgment entered in a small claims matter in District Court, a single justice did not err in denying that request, as the petitioner has no right to obtain review under G.L.c.
A press statement issued by the SC's public information office (PIO) stated that "before the concept of small claims was introduced in our court system, the Revised Rule on Summary Procedure applied to money claims not exceeding P100,000 in first level courts outside Metro Manila, while P200,000 for first level courts within Metro Manila, known as MeTCs."
PESHAWAR -- The Peshawar High Court has decided to operationalise the 'small claims and minor offences courts' across the province for the early disposal of civil and criminal cases falling in their jurisdiction.
PESHAWAR -- Peshawar High Court (PHC) has decided to operationalize Small Claims and Minor Offences Courts (SCMOC) for early disposal of all those civil and criminal cases that fall within the category of Small Claim and Minor Offences (SCMO) with an aim to provide inexpensive and expeditious justice.
If not, claim for up t o PS5 0 0 0 u n der t he s i m ple c ou r t procedure which replaced small claims. I paid over PS10,000 to have a new slate roof installed at my house.