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Small Claims Advisor

The Small Claims Advisor can provide you with information about small claims cases, including but not limited to:

  • How to fill out forms;
  • How to name the defendant;
  • Where to file your forms;
  • How to serve the other party;
  • How to collect a judgment.

If you have a Small Claims question, you have three ways to contact the Advisor:

  • Telephone: Call (408) 882-2929 during live phone hours every Tuesday at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • LiveChat: Open the chat box below during LiveChat hours every Tuesday at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Email: Please complete and submit the form below, and the Small Claims Advisor will email you.

The bold text below indicate fields with required information.

Your name:
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Email address where your response will be sent:
(example: your.name@gmail.com)


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Case number (or enter "none" if you haven't filed yet):
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My Small Claims question is about:
 Before I start a Small Claims case
 How to start a Small Claims case
 How to serve legal forms for a Small Claims case
 If I'm being sued
 Getting information to present at trial for a Small Claims case
 Settling or dismissing my Small Claims case
 Going to court for a Small Claims case
 Small Claims Judgment
 Collection issues
 Appealing the judgment
 I missed the Court date for my Small Claims case - now what?
 Issues after the judgment
 Other
Please make a selection.

Why you are suing or being sued (tell us briefly, in 1000 characters or less):


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What is your specific Small Claims question for the Advisor?

Primary Small Claims question:
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Optional additional Small Claims question:

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Note: If you have more questions, you can ask them when the Advisor contacts you by email

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