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For Immediate Release:
March 11, 2013
Media Contact:
Alejandra Castro-Nuñez
acastro@miamidade.gov
305-375-4942

Learn how to solve business disputes at our free Small Claims Court Clinic


(MIAMI, March 11, 2013) – The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER), Division of Business Affairs, is hosting a FREE Small Claims Court Clinic on Thursday, March 14 starting at 1 p.m. at the Town of Surfside Community Center, 9293 Harding Avenue, Surfside.
 
The Small Claims Court process will be led by Miami-Dade County’s Consumer Advocate, Leonard Elias. Mr. Elias will explain the County’s Small Claims Court system, provide detailed explanation of how the Small Claims Court process works and will answer questions from participants.

The Small Claims Court process offers individuals an opportunity to address disputes involving $5,000 or less, without the costly assistance and the necessity of hiring an attorney. 

Click here for instructions in English and Spanish on how to file in Small Claims Court as well as collect on a judgment. Legal forms are available for download from the website free of charge, or at the clinic for $5.00.

For questions or additional information in regarding the small claims court clinics, please contact Business Affairs/Consumer Protection’s Mediation Unit at (305) 375-3677.