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This course will provide you with a basic understanding of some of the steps in a Small Claims case as well as information on simple legal procedures. You will explore California State Court websites that are designed to help you navigate the Small Claims process. View the websites in your State for local information. There is also an emphasis on the need for the services of Attorneys, Small Claims Court Advisors and Court Staff. This course will equip you with some basic knowledge to understand how Small Claims Court works.
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|Section 1: Basic Procedures and Major Events|
This lecture will provide you with a basic understanding of the initial and final steps in a case and what will happen at the hearing.
|Quiz 1||6 questions|
This quiz will test your knowledge of basic terms and concepts covered in lecture one.
|Section 2: Filing Your Claim|
This lecture will enable you to identify some of the essential forms in a case and explain why they are important.
Review of Section 2
|Section 3: Serving Your Claim on the Defendant and Getting a Response|
This lecture will help you to understand the importance of keeping your opponent advised of developments in the case because that's what you want too.
Serving Your Claim on the Defendant and Getting a Response
|Section 4: What Happens at the Hearing?|
This lecture will take some of the mystery out of having to attend a hearing and will give you knowledge on how to prepare for it as well as provide some things to say and do.
|Section 5: The Award (Judgment) - Winning or Losing|
This lecture will provide you with information on how a judge rules, when they do that and how they inform the parties of that decision.
The Award (Judgment) - Winning or Losing
|Section 6: Is There Another Way To Resolve My Case?|
The lecture will help you to understand the advantages of going to mediation before filing your case and why it's so important to utilize this important tool in trying to resolve your matter.
Is There Another Way to Resolve My Case?
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