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I am taking a client, who is refusing to pay my invoice, to

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I am taking a client, who is refusing to pay my invoice, to small claims court. It is a husband and wife. Do I need to serve each individually, or can I serve both notices to one of them, assuming they will deliver to the other? I'm in King County, Washington state.

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You should serve both of them. If you serve one and they both show up in court or file an answer then service will not be an issue.


 


It will become an issue when you go to collect and you levy an asset or garnish wages and the person claims they were never served.


 


Please let me know if you have anymore questions.


 


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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I have never been in small claims court. Do I submit any evidence, e-mails, or invoices ahead of time?

Small claims court is rather informal. You bring those items with you to court and testify about them at the time you present them.

What jurisdiction are you located? City, County and State.


I'll check to see if there is a guide or forms available for your court.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Lake Forest Park, King county, Washington

Your court has the most detailed guide for a small claims court I have ever seen.

http://www.kcba.org/pbs/pdf/smallclaims.pdf

Please let me know if you have more questions.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.


thank you