Magistrate Court, also called Small Claims Court, is the only court in Georgia in which a business can represent itself. Lefkoff Law’s three-tier fixed rate Magistrate Court program helps you navigate this process for your business or personal needs.
SMALL CLAIMS 101
TRAINING & CONSULTING FOR MAGISTRATE COURT
If you are thinking about representing yourself or your business in Small Claims or Magistrate Court, it is important to be properly prepared. Lefkoff Law can consult with you on your case and train you on the do’s and don’ts of court.GET STARTED TODAY
When considering representing yourself in Magistrate Court, ask these questions:
- Do you know how to file paperwork with the court?
- Do you know where to sit in the courtroom based on your position as the plaintiff or defendant?
- Do you know what witnesses need to be present for testimony and what evidence should be presented?
- Do you understand hearsay and admissibility of hearsay testimony?
- Do you know what to include in your opening statement and closing argument?
- Do you know how to ask questions during cross examination?
- Do you know the legal issues in your case?
- Do you know how Georgia courts have ruled on your issue in the past?
- Are you prepared to mediate your case before trial?