Sat 19 Nov 2005
Court Name: County Court
Dollar Limit: $5,000.
Where To Sue: Where defendant resides or injury occurred.
Service: Registered mail with return receipt (Florida residents only), peace officer or court-approved disinterested adult.
Hearing Date: Within 60 days after pre-trial conference set by the court.
Attorneys: Allowed; court may require for collection agents and assignees.
Transfer: If defendant counterclaims for more than $2,500, case tried under regular civil procedure of County Court.
Appeals: By either side for review of law, not facts; to Circuit Court within 30 days.
Special Provisions: Equitable relief available. Jury trial available. Party represented by attorney is subject to discovery. Defendant must file counterclaim in writing at least 5 days before appearance date.
Entity to Sue: Sony BMG is a Delaware-based General Partnership with its principal place of business in New York. It, however, does business in all fifty states. The Court should serve a copy of the complaint on:
- SONY BMG Music Entertainment
- c/o Corporation Service Company, Registered Agent
- 2711 Centerville Road, Suite 400
- Wilmington, DE 19808
- (302) 636-5401
Court rules may change at any time. Contact the Clerk of your local Court to verify the accuracy of this information and to get copies of any necessary forms.