First published in 1980, Everybody's
Guide to Small Claims Court ($18.95
from Nolo Press, 950 Parker St., Berkeley,
CA 94710; 800/992-6656; www.nolo.
com) is an informative and easy-to-use
legal resource. This seventh edition incorporates
the U.S. and
C a n a d a .
Written by a
l a w y e r
how to determine if you have a viable
case; how much to sue for and how to
collect; how to settle a case before it goes
to court; how to file and serve papers;
how to prepare and present a case in
court, and many other common scenarios.
Several chapters cover general categories,
such as motor vehicle purchase,