Small Claims Procedure

How much can you sue for in Small Claims (California)

Having a hard time figuring out how much to sue for in small claims? In this article, we cover how to calculate how much to sue for in small claims. In general, you can sue for a maximum of $10,000 in California small claims if you are an individual or sole proprietor. If you are suing on behalf of a corporation or LLC, you can sue for a maximum of $5,000.

How to Request a Change of Hearing Date

If you have filed a case or been sued in a California Small Claims Court and you would like change the date of your hearing, you have to request permission from the court. Here is how you can request that the court change your hearing date.

Common Questions About California Small Claims

Every once in a while we go through California small claims questions on Reddit, Quora, and Facebook to help answer some of the most common questions. Have a question? Send it to us via our chat. Here is the March 2021 roundup: What qualifies as a small claim? How much does it cost to go to small claims court in California? How do I take someone to small claims court in California? How much money can you sue for in small claims court in California? How long to file a small claims suit in California?

How to Notify the Court of Your Change of Address

If you have filed a case in any California Small Claims Court but changed your address, you must notify the court of your address change. Otherwise, you may be missing important notices. Here is how you can prepare, serve, and file your Notice of Change of Address.