The Complete Small Claims Handbook for N.Y.S. - Know the Process - Win Your Case
by: Thomas D. Giordano, J.D. & Daniel A. Giordano
Description: Learn how to critically analyze the feasibility of your case and evaluate your realistic chances of winning. Get answers to common questions such as whether you must appear before a judge, whether you can counter-sue someone who sues you, and how you can collect your judgement if the defendant doesn't pay. Grasp the core issues and nuances of a wide variety of case types including breach of contract, fraud, battery, vehicle liability, land matters and pet-related issues. Gain an understandable, step-by-step education in the Small Claims Court process; from filing a claim and navigating pre-trial actions to actually participating in a trial and following through on post-trial activities. Explore various alternatives to court, including personal negotiation, engaging private mediation organizations or involving public agencies.
If you are going to small claims court in New York State, consider this book the experienced legal partner you can't do without!!
Expert advice for the most effective ways to conduct your own legal research.