This course is designed to assist individuals seeking to represent themselves in North Carolina's Small Claims Court. We will explore some introductory materials and then dive directly into the nuts and bolts of filing and handling a small claims court lawsuit in North Carolina.
I'll guide you through the entire process, start to finish. With curated content, templates, samples, checklists, and step-by-step instructions, you'll have your opposing party wondering if you are licensed to practice law in North Carolina.
Attorney Jared Pierce grew up in the Republic of South Africa, moving to Durham, North Carolina with his family in 2001. He received his Bachelor in History from North Carolina Central University in 2006. Soon after, he entered law school at NCCU, continuing his involvement with local organizations such as Project Care and the State Office of the NAACP.
Following law school, Attorney Pierce began his legal career by founding Pierce Law Offices in Durham, hoping to continue to serve his community through the practice of law. The name changed in 2013, but Wallace Pierce Law remains committed to addressing the needs of the people across North Carolina, focusing almost exclusively on car accident, property damage, and diminished value claims.
So you'd like to handle your own small claim court dispute? Awesome. Representing yourself is an excellent way to ensure that your cases is handled timely and ensuring that a lawyer charge you an arm and a leg. But the process can feel daunting and even overwhelming.
What deadlines or statutes apply? What should you do when the opposing counsel is being diifcult or refusing to negotiate in good faith? How should you present your arguments for compensation? How to give my lawsuit a fighting chance? This course can answer every one of these questions, and more!
I'm going to show you how you can take back control -- to not only understand exactly what judges and magistrates are looking for when hearing arguments but how to gather and present your evidence to make your claim self-proving.