Home » Practice Areas » Civil Litigation » Small Claims
In Illinois, it is not necessary to hire a lawyer to represent you in a small claims dispute, but it certainly increases your chance of success! While the courts consider these matters as small, the trial attorneys at Appelman & Associates know that these issues are anything but small to you. We pledge to treat your issue with the same sincerity and seriousness as you do. Our attorneys have a proven track record of experience and success in both filing and defending small claims suits.
Illinois Small Claims Issues
Any legal dispute in which the total amount of damages claimed is less than $10,000 is considered a small claims suit. Often these suits deal with issues stemming from breach of contract, fraud or deceptive sales practices, personal injury, or landlord tenant disputes.