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In Florida, the small claims limit is $5,000. If the value in controversy is greater than $5,000, a lawsuit is not eligible for small claims court. In either case, it's usually prudent to retain an attorney, as you may be able to recover your attorney's fees from the other party if you win. Having an attorney basically helps to ensure that you're properly represented through the whole process.
The best way to retain an out of state attorney is by locating an attorney using one of the services listed below. Martindale and Lawyers.com are especially nice, as they provide additional information, links to attorneys' websites, and reviews of attorneys (sometimes). However, the lawyer referral service is also a great tool. You can then contact the attorneys using the contact information you receive there and you should be able to retain them through email, phone, and/or fax if they wish to represent you.
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