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Small Claims Lawsuit Filing Question

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I own a nationwide mobile DJ company and I hire out independent contracted DJs often. They sign a contract with me and agree to provide DJ service for a certain event. Last week I had a DJ not show for a wedding, I am now going to have to take him to small claims to recover the money that was refunded to the client. However my company is located in Chicago and he lives in Maryland and the wedding was also in Maryland. Can I file my small claims here in Chicago or do I have to file it in Maryland since that's where the gig was and where the DJ lives?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 6 years ago.

I changed my mind about answering this question.

Edited by AttorneyPhillips on 6/1/2010 at 6:49 AM EST
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Relist: Incomplete answer.

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