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small claims court

Syllabification: small claims court

Definition of small claims court in English:

noun

A local court in which claims for small sums of money can be heard and decided quickly and cheaply, without legal representation.
Example sentences
  • Hundreds of years ago manorial courts acted as local parliaments, small claims courts and land registry.
  • If the period is longer than three months then you have lost the right to a tribunal, however you can claim through the small claims court which has the power to go back six years.
  • If all this fails to inspire them to act, you may have to resort to the legal system through the small claims court or other redress.

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