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Is is possible for a small claims judge to also issue a cease and desist order? or are they separate jurisdiction? San Bernadino county, California

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Yes, can you also bring fraud claims into small claims court in California

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Hello! I am a CA licensed attorney, admitted to practice in state and federal court. I have a nearly 100% satisfaction rating so all that means is that you can count on me to help today. The answer to your question is yes. In CA, small claims judges usually just enter orders in favor of one or the other party and don’t enter anything else; however, if part of your request for relief is a cease and desist, or what the court would call an injunction, so long as the judge has legal authority to issue one in your specific case, then they may do so. In addition, you can also bring fraud claims into small claims in CA, so long as the amount does not exceed $10,000. If it exceeds $10,000, then you’ll have to go through the typical civil court process.

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