Your contract with the company prohibits you from exploring a lot of legal options when something goes wrong but the one thing you can do is sue Straight Talk in small claims court. We explain what you have to do to sue Straight Talk in small claims court and how consumer arbitration might be a good alternative.
Before you head into your Courthouse ready to sue Straight Talk in small claims court, you have to make sure that your claim qualifies. Small claims courts have different limitations on what they will accept.
The type of compensation
The first limitation is the type of compensation you can ask for. In most situations you can ask for monetary compensation which is a dollar amount, or equitable compensation which is anything else. But with small claims courts when you sue you can only ask for a dollar amount. You can find your state limits here.
The amount of compensation
The second limitation is the amount of money that you can ask for when you sue Straight Talk in small claims court.every state has a different limitation and you’ll have to check your state to see what your limits are and to determine if you qualify.
Rest assured that if your claim doesn’t fall within the small claims court parameters to sue, you can use binding arbitration. FairShake can work with you to guide you through this process.
Contact FairShake today to start a claim.
TracFone Wireless, Inc., Attn: Legal Department-Consumer Claims
9700 NW 112 Avenue
Miami, FL 33178
If you would like examples of demand letters or more information about how to write them, you can find an excellent guide here.
If your demand letter doesn’t generate any response, your next step when you sue Straight Talk in small claims court is to fill out the right forms.
Every state will have different requirements for the forms you have to fill out when you sue. Find your state court website here.
Make sure you fill out the right forms, check for any additional forms from your county, and make sure you have enough copies. Most courts will require three or four copies.
Once you have the forms filled out the next step when you sue Straight Talk in small claims court is to file them officially with the court. This process usually requires you visit the courthouse in person to hand-deliver but in some rare cases you might be able to use alternative methods like sending the documents through the mail.
You will have to pay a fee to sue Straight Talk in small claims court after which the clerk will review your documents, stamp the documents, give you back your copies, and assign you a court date.
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