Q: How do I file a counter claim in Monmouth County NJ in small claims court? I'm unable to locate the correct form.
I'm a defendant in a small claims case (New Jersey - $3,000) with a plumber. I want to file a counter claim contesting the original issue, but also file a claim for separate issues for a higher $$ value of approximately $6,000. These additional issues include violations to the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, damage to my house, and incomplete work. Thanks
A: It would be a better practice if you retained the services of an attorney. If you were to be successful in your counterclaim for consumer fraud violation, you will awarded attorney's fees.
A: You really need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney who has significant experience handling cases this type of case. With modern technology, there are no geographic boundaries that you prevent you from getting best possible attorney that you can afford.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. agrees with this answer
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