Sat 19 Nov 2005
Court Name: Small Claims Court
Dollar Limit: $15,000; in counties of more than 700,000 population, $25,000.
Where To Sue: Where defendant resides or is found or where injury occurred. To recover personal property Where property is. Corporation resides where it maintains an office.
Service: Certified mail, sheriff, deputy or constable.
Hearing Date: Set by court.
Transfer: Before hearing, defendant may request transfer to Circuit Court (must provide affidavit explaining why defense warrants transfer).
Appeals: By either side for new trial; to Circuit Court within 10 days.
Special Provisions: Equitable relief limited to restraining orders. No jury trial. No formal pleadings required.
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.