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California Small Claims Courts

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In California, you can file as many claims as you wish for up to $2,500 in the Small Claims Court, per the Code of Civil Procedure, Part 1, Title 1, Ch. 5.5, Sections 116.110-950. However, you may only file two (2) claims in any calendar year for a total of $5,000. Additionally, you cannot sue a surety company or licensed contractor for more than $4,000.

Last updated on 07/09/07

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