Court Name: Justice Court

Dollar Limit:: $3,500.

Where To Sue: Where either side resides or where breach or injury occurred.

Service: First class mail, sheriff, or court-approved adult.

Hearing Date: Set by court.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: Not allowed.

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

Special Provisions: No equitable relief. Defendant must file written answer within 20 days or lose by default. Defendant may counterclaim (not involving third parties outside court's jurisdiction) for more than $3,500, but court may not award more than $3,500; defendant may later sue in separate action for the difference. Defendant may request jury trial. No libel or slander 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.