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Utah Small Claims


What is Small Claims Court?

What can you do when someone owes you money but won't pay it, like when a customer won't pay for repairs you made to her car? You thought about suing her, but you can't afford an attorney. What's small claims court? It's a court that may help you in situations just like these. More

Filing a Small Claims Suit

You've decided that you're going to have to sue to get the money you're owed. Now you need to know the nuts and bolts of filing a small claims suit in the Utah small claims court, such having the right information about your claim, the right paperwork, and filing in the right court. More

Small Claims Trials

You'll be in court soon for the case that's been filed in the Utah small claims court. It's time to find out if you win or lose. Now's a good time to learn a little bit about how the trial process works and what you can do to increase your chances of winning. More

Witnesses at a Small Claims Trial

When it's finally time for the trial of a case in the Utah small claims court, what do you need to win? Witnesses can be a crucial part of your case, either by supporting your version of the facts, or by explaining something technical about your claim that ordinary people may not understand. More

After Small Claims Court

Your trial date in the Utah small claims court coming up. You have all your documents and witnesses ready for the judge to decide if you win or lose. Now is a good to time to know what to expect after the small claims court has seen and heard all the evidence. More

Collecting the Judgment

Congratulations! The judge of the Utah small claims court agreed with you and decided that the defendant owes you money. Now, you have to figure out how to get him to pay. Unfortunately, winning isn't the always the end of the case. Collecting on the judgment is often a long and difficult process. More

Alternatives to Small Claims Court

Someone owes you money, but you don't want to file a lawsuit, not even in the Utah small claims court, which is designed just for you. You have some options, though. You may be able to settle your dispute and get paid without having to file a lawsuit or see the inside of a courtroom. More

Related Resources on Lawyers.comsm

- Start the process with our Utah Small Claims Worksheet
- Next in the Small Claims series: Filing a Small Claims Suit in Utah
- Success In Small Claims Court
- Small Claims Court Terms
- Defending a Small Claims Court Case
- Visit our Small Claims Court Forum for more help

Related Web Links

- Utah Courts
- Utah Small Claims Court
- Utah Court Contact Information by District and County

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