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Miami-Dade County Consumer Protection to host free Small Claims Court presentation on June 1

MIAMI (May 18, 2017)

The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER), Office of Consumer Protection, will host a free Small Claims Court presentation at noon, Thursday, June 1, at the Overtown Transit Village.

The presentation will provide participants with guidance on the procedures for filing a claim in the County’s Small Claims Court, including a Q&A session and resources for preparing for trial.

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 presentation 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 presentation
When:
June 01, 2017 — 12:00 p.m.
Where:
Overtown Transit Village 701 NW First Court, 2nd Floor Training Room Miami, FL 33128.