Small claims court is being hit hard as cities and states try to reduce deficits by cutting from their court systems. In New York, the state cut out $170 million from the court systems, causing some very long lines at small claims court.
A report from Bloomberg Businessweek, explains that New York was not the only city having their small claims courts compromised. Manchester, NH and Covelo, CA are among a growing list of cities either closing or dramatically decreasing their small claims courts.
PeopleClaim can be a great alternative to small claims courts and can even help you save money and time. Below is a chart comparing PeopleClaim to small claims court, arbitration, litigation and mediation. As well, peopleclaim.com allows you to resolve disputes and complaints that don’t involve money.