Deciding whether to make a small claim

Small claims are for simple cases that don’t involve large amounts of money or complicated issues. They’re often used to get compensation or your money back if something’s gone wrong. Small claims are never usually for more than £10,000.

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  • Check if you can make a small claim
  • Check what evidence you need
  • Check the cost of making a claim
  • Check how likely you are to be paid if you win
  • Making a claim

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