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Your best course of action, as you may suspect, is Small Claims Court. If you need information on how to get started, please let me know what state you're in.
I'll be looking forward to your reply.
Jane Doe, Deer
You can sue up to $4000.00 in Small Claims Court in Idaho, so the amount won't be a problem.
You need to attach every piece of paper you have as exhibits when you file and serve your complaint.
Before you do this, offer her a payment plan - even a small amount per month is better than nothing. Don't forget interest!
Anyway, to file in Small Claims Court: The information is on this website, but you have to scroll down: http://www.isc.idaho.gov/material.htm
You can also read additional helpful information from this website: http://www.consumeraffairs.com/consumerism/small_id.html
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