Sat 19 Nov 2005
Court Name: Small Claims Court
Dollar Limit: $4,000.
Where To Sue: Where defendant resides. Corporation resides where it does business or has an office.
Service: Certified or registered mail, sheriff, deputy, constable or disinterested adult.
Hearing Date: Set by court.
Attorneys: Not allowed unless court consents.
Transfer: At judge's discretion, following a hearing.
Appeals: By either side when the amount is more than $250; for new trial, to Superior Court within 30 days. (Any party who files a claim or counterclaim cannot appeal unless the amount claimed exceeds $1,000).
Special Provisions: No equitable relief. Counterclaims for more than $2,500 must be filed separately in appropriate court. Either party has the right to demand a jury trial.
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.