Court Name: Small Claims Court

Dollar Limit: $5,000.

Where To Sue: Where defendant resides. Corporation resides where it has place of business.

Service: Certified or registered mail, sheriff or court-approved adult.

Hearing Date: Within 30 days of filing claim.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: No provision unless question of land title.

Appeals: By either side for new trial; to District Court within 10 days; jury trial allowed if request within 10 days of appeal's notice.

Special Provisions: No equitable relief except enforcement of liens. No counterclaims allowed in Small Claims unless within the dollar limit.

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.