Court Name: Small Claims Court

Dollar Limit: $5,000.

Where To Sue: Where plaintiff or defendant resides. Nonresident defendants where breach or injury occurred.

Service: Certified mail sent by court or other court approved method with return receipt, sheriff or constable.

Hearing Date: At least 14 days from service.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: If either party requests jury trial or if claim plus counterclaim exceeds $2,500, case tried in superior court.

Appeals: By either side for review of law, not facts; to Supreme Court within 30 days.

Special Provisions: No real estate cases.

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.