If you are owed more than the amount you can sue for, you can still sue for the maximum amount allowed, but you must waive any additional amount over the limit.
Example: You are an individual and you paid $11,000 for someone to paint your home. They didn't paint your home. You can sue in small claims court for $10,000 and waive $1,000.
Many types of lawsuits can be brought in Small Claims Court. Click on the links to learn more by lawsuit type!
Here are some examples: