Sat 19 Nov 2005
Court Name: Small Claims Court or Special Civil Part
Dollar Limit: $2,000 (Small Claims); $10,000 (Special Civil Part)
Where To Sue: Where defendant resides. Nonresident defendants where breach or injury occurred.
Service: Certified mail, sheriff, sergeant-at arms, court- approved adult, or Officers of the Special Civil Part.
Hearing Date: Set by court.
Transfer: If defendant requests jury trial or counterclaims for more than $2000, case tried under regular civil procedure of Civil Part.
Appeals: By either side for review of law, not facts; to Appellate Division of Superior Court within 45 days.
Special Provisions: Only contract, property damage caused by motor vehicles and landlord-tenant security deposit cases. Right to sue may not be transferred. Jury trials are available by written demand or court order.
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.