Court Name: Small Claims Court

Dollar Limit:: $4,500.

Where to sue: Where defendant resides, does business, or where transaction occurred. Corporate defendants: where resident agent resides.

Service: Certified mail, registered mail, sheriff, deputy, court-approved adult, or court clerk (if less than 3 claims filed in a given month).

Hearing Date: Set by court.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: Allowed.

Appeals: By either side; to Superior Court within 30 days.

Special Provisions: No equitable relief except orders to return, reform, refund, repair, or rescind. No jury trial. Court may order mediation.

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.