Who may not use the Small Claims Court?

The following entities may not bring claims in this part of the court, although claims may be brought against them in it:

  • Corporations (except municipal corporations, such as Cities, Towns, Villages and School Districts) and Public Libraries
  • Partnerships
  • Associations (such as clubs)
  • Persons to whom a small claim has been assigned

Also, Small Claims Court in not to be used to oppress or harass the defendant, e.g. you have already sued the same defendant on the same claim and lost. If the court clerk believes you may be doing so, he may compel you to seek permission from the judge to file the claim.

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