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States — A Closer Look at Small Claims

State-by-state summaries of rules and procedures for how to collect your small claims judgment.

Each article includes a summary of one state’s rules regarding small claims, changes in those rules and procedures, and the state’s recommendations on how to collect your judgement.

If you don’t see your state in the list below, check back in a month or two. We are adding new states on a regular basis.

Alabama

Colorado

Illinois

Kentucky

Michigan

Mississippi

Oregon

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States—A Closer Look at Small Claims

This month’s focus: Michigan

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Tip of the Week

September 27, 2010

If you have been awarded a judgment, waited the 30 days required, sent a demand letter giving the debtor a time limit for paying his/her debt; what should you do if you still have no money? You know that the court can do little, but before you take steps to garnish wages or bank accounts, consider suggesting negotiation or mediation if the debtor gives any impression that they want to settle the matter.

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