Court Name: Small Claims Court or County Court

Dollar Limit: $6,000

Where To Sue: Where defendant resides or injury occurred. Contracts Where obligation incurred or performance expected.

Service: Personal service first; if unable, then registered or certified mail; if that fails, sheriff or peace officer.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: If defendant requests jury trial, case tried under regular civil procedure of appropriate court.

Appeals: By either side for review of law, not facts; to Court of Appeals within 60 days.

Special Provisions: No equitable relief. Defendant may request jury trial within ten days following service of complaint if she or he can show questions of fact requiring a jury determination. Marion County Small Claims Court: no jury trials; case will be transferred to Superior Court if defendant request jury trial at least 3 days before trial date. Defendant must file written answer within time set by court or lose by default. Court may order installment payments.

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.