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Miami-Dade County Consumer Protection to host free Small Claims Court Clinic on November 10

MIAMI (October 27, 2016)

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, Thursday, November 10, at the South Dade Government Center - 10710 SW 211 Street, Room 104, Miami, FL 33189.  This date replaces the October 6 clinic that was cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew.

The clinic will provide participants with hands-on instruction 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 Consumer Advocate Holly Beth Billington.

For questions about this event or for additional information, contact the Office of Consumer Protection at 786-469-2333. Filing instructions and legal forms on "How to File in Small Claims Court" are available in English and Spanish and may be downloaded for free from the website.

Who:
Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Office of Consumer Protection
What:
FREE - Small Claims Court Clinic
When:
November 10, 2016 — 12:00 p.m.
Where:
South Dade Government Center 10710 SW 211 Street, Room 104 Miami, FL 33189