Is a jury trial possible in a small claims case?

Yes, a trial by jury may be requested by the person filing the Small Claims case, upon written demand at the time the case is filed. The person being sued may request a jury trial within 5 days after service of notice or at the pre-trial conference.

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1. What is a small claims case?
2. Is an attorney necessary?
3. Who can file a small claims case?
4. What does it cost to file a small claims case?
5. What information is needed to file a small claims case?
6. Is information needed for suing someone other than an individual?
7. What happens after the filing of a small claims case?
8. Why use mediation?
9. Is a jury trial possible in a small claims case?
10. What happens to the case if a settlement is reached?
11. How does a party collect on any judgment?
12. May a lien be filed against the defendant's property?