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We hired a business to do some work at our home. The business

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We hired a business to do some work at our home. The business was owned by an individual who came to our home and picked up the deposit check. The work was never performed and we are now planning on suing in small claims court to get our deposit money back. Do we sue the individual, whom the check was made out to, or the company?

I am sorry for your situation. If the business is INCORPORATED, then you sue the person. If the business is a DBA, then you sue the individual, in the form of "JOHN DOE d/b/a COMPANY."

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