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How much to file a small claims action with the long beach

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how much to file a small claims action with the long beach court
Submitted: 7 months ago.
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Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 7 months ago.
It depends on how much your suit is for.California's filing fees for small claims actions are:Filing claim for $1,500 or less CCP 116.230(b)(1) $30 Filing claim for more than $1,500 but less than or equal to $5,000 CCP 116.230(b)(2) $50 Filing claim for more than $5,000 but less than or equal to $10,000 (claim by natural persons only, with certain exceptions) CCP 116.230(b)(3), CCP116.221 $75 Filing claim by person who has filed more than 12 small claims in California within the previous 12 months CCP 116.230(c) $100See: http://www.lacourt.org/forms/pdf/fees/fee-schedule-2016.pdf(If you have not already found it, the California Court's Small Claims self help site is excellent: http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-smallclaims.htm)

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