Court Name: Small Claims Court

Dollar Limit: $5,000.

Where To Sue: Where defendant resides. Corporation resides where it does business or where breach or injury occurred.

Service: Certified mail or court-approved adult.

Hearing Date: 10-30 days from service.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: If defendant requests, case tried under regular civil procedure of Court.

Appeals: Not allowed.

Special Provisions: No equitable relief except to cancel agreements obtained by fraud or misrepresentation. No jury trial. Right to sue may not be transferred. No prejudgment attachment. Plaintiff's withdrawal of case results in dismissal with prejudice.

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.