Make the most of your day in court
Winning a lawsuit doesn't happen by accident. You must prove your case. That's where Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court in California can help. If you're suing someone--or being sued--you'll learn how to explain the facts, present credible evidence, and convince the judge to rule for you, not your opponent.
But you get more than tips on preparing a powerful case. You'll also learn how to:
- determine the value of your case
- write a demand letter
- negotiate a settlement
- file and serve court papers
- gather evidence
- subpoena witnesses
- present your case in court
- collect money when you win, and
- file an appeal.
And you won't need to worry about being buried in forms. The 22nd edition includes sample forms and instructions for completing the paperwork, as well as the latest California laws and COVID-19 court procedures.