Definitions for "Small Claims"
Keywords:  gibney, austar, foxtel, claudia, karvan
A civil hearing in which the amount of money involved is less than $8,000. Persons do not need to be represented by an attorney.
The civil court procedure used for actions involving disputes over payment, delivery or implementation of an obligation in which there is a financial claim of £750 or less.
(also sometimes called convenience claims) - under a plan of reorganization or liquidation, claims that are small (e.g. in the hundreds or thousands of dollars range) and numerous are often grouped into a single class and settled for cash for administrative convenience.