Media Litigation Lawyer Discusses Small Claims Court
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Will we sue in small claims court for the following issue?
We just bought a house and during the inspection process we noticed a grading issue. We requested this to be fixed buy the person flipping the house which also happens to be the realtor’s father and part of the company the realtor works for. The grading issue was not fixed when we went to closing however so we had it documented in our closing papers that they would fix to our satisfaction. They are refusing to use a licensed landscaper and are insisting on using the person that created the issue in the first place also part of the flip. We have provided them with 3 quotes and asked them to pick and pay them directly again the refuse.
They are offering $1000 when all quotes are $2500+
Based on the amount of damages claimed, you can proceed in your local Magisterial District Court which is commonly referred to as “small claims.” The process is relatively straightforward and less formal than proceeding in the Court of Common Pleas. You can find complaint forms online.
Are you wondering if you case will have to be taken to small claims court? If so, contact the experienced Media Litigation Lawyer Paul Fellman.