small claims
small claims
under a plan of reorganization or liquidation, claims that are small (e.g. in the hundreds or thousands of dollars range) and numerous are often grouped into a single class and settled for cash for administrative convenience (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms)

A Court which has simplified rules, thus encouraging non-lawyers to attend at the Court without legal representation. In British Columbia, the amount that can be considered in a small claims action is $10,000 or less (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms)

(also sometimes called convenience claims) (Common Bankruptcy Terms)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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  • small claims — plural noun Claims for small amounts of money (in England and Wales up to £5000, in Northern Ireland up to £2000, in Scotland up to £750) that can be dealt with through a simpler legal procedure than larger claims • • • Main Entry: ↑small …   Useful english dictionary

  • small claims — noun Small claims is used before these nouns: ↑court …   Collocations dictionary

  • small claims court — n: a special court intended to simplify and expedite the resolution of minor disputes involving small claims Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. small claims court …   Law dictionary

  • small claims court — UK US noun [countable] [singular small claims court plural small claims courts] legal a law court in which people try to get back small amounts of money that they think other people or businesses owe them Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • small claims track — Track for claims of £5,000 or less; the rules and procedures are designed to be less formal, and more accessible to litigants in person. Only limited costs are recoverable in small claims proceedings. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US… …   Law dictionary

  • Small Claims (telemovie) — Small Claims is a series of Australian television movies starring Rebecca Gibney and Claudia Karvan, which first aired on Network Ten in 2004. The series was co production with subscription television and was also broadcast on the Foxtel, Austar …   Wikipedia

  • small claims court — A Court which has simplified rules, thus encouraging non lawyers to attend at the Court without legal representation. In British Columbia, the amount that can be considered in a small claims action is $10,000 or less (Dictionary of Canadian… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

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  • small claims court — n a court where people can make legal claims involving small amounts of money …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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