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For Immediate Release:
February 09, 2015
Media Contact:
Gregory Baker
gbaker@miamidade.gov
305-375-3677

Miami-Dade County Consumer Protection to host free Small Claims Court Clinic


(MIAMI, February 9, 2015) – The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER), Office of Consumer Protection, will host a FREE Small Claims Court Clinic at noon, Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at the Miami Shores Community Center.  

The clinic will provide participants hands-on instructions and assistance in how to file a claim in the County’s Small Claims Court, including a Q&A session.

Small Claims Court is used by individuals who want to address disputes involving $5,000 or less without the costly burden of having to hire an attorney. The Small Claims Court Clinic will be led by RER’s Consumer Advocate, Holly Beth Billington.    

For questions about this event or for additional information, contact RER’s Office of Consumer Protection at 305-375-3677 or visit the division’s website. Filing instructions and legal forms on “How to File in Small Claims Court” are available in English and Spanish for free download from the website.

Who:
Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER), Office of Consumer Protection
What:
Free - Small Claims Court Clinic
When:
February 25, 2015, 12:00 p.m.
Where:
Miami Shores Community Center
9617 Park Drive, Miami Shores, FL 33138