Court Name: District Court or Municipal Court, Small Claims Division

Dollar Limit: $2,000

Where To Sue: Where plaintiff or defendant resides or where defendant has regular business or is employed.

Service: Certified or registered mail, sheriff, or constable.

Hearing Date: Set by court.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: At judge's discretion, case tried under regular civil procedure of appropriate court.

Appeals: By defendant only for new trial; to Superior Court within 10 days.

Special Provisions: No libel or slander cases. Court may refer cases to mediation if both sides agree. For consumer complaints, plaintiff must make demand 30 days before filing suit; attorney's fees available; triple damages available.

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.