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Tired of trying to get money owed to you from someone? You may be thinking of taking them to Small Claims Court, but this court does not hear all matters – there are some that they do not deal with even if they are below the R20 000 threshold. Scorpion Legal Protection explains what matters can be taken to Small Claims Court and which cannot.
Since 1 April 2019, the threshold amount for claims has been R20 000. You cannot claim for more than this at the Small Claims Court. If your claim is more than R 20 000 in value, you can institute a claim for a lesser amount in order to pursue your case in Small Claims Court.
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* This is only basic paralegal advice and cannot be relied on solely. The information is correct at the time of being sent to publishing.
Date added: 25 October 2021
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