Court Name: County Court

Dollar Limit: $5,000.

Where To Sue: Where defendant resides or injury occurred.

Service: Registered mail with return receipt (Florida residents only), peace officer or court-approved disinterested adult.

Hearing Date: Within 60 days after pre-trial conference set by the court.

Attorneys: Allowed; court may require for collection agents and assignees.

Transfer: If defendant counterclaims for more than $2,500, case tried under regular civil procedure of County Court.

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

Special Provisions: Equitable relief available. Jury trial available. Party represented by attorney is subject to discovery. Defendant must file counterclaim in writing at least 5 days before appearance date.

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.