In New Jersey, when you want to sue for an amount of money up to $15,000.00, you can bring you case in the Courts Special Civil Part. Generally, Plaintiffs may act as their own attorney. However, under the New Jersey Court Rules, if the amount of the lawsuit if more than $3,000.00, all corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, etc., must be represented by an attorney. Companies may only represent themselves, through an officer, director, agent, employee, etc., when the amount of the claim is $3,000.00 or less.
If you have questions about filing a Special Civil suit, contact one of the attorneys at Wilhelm & Roemersma today.
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