Acknowledgments

The Small Claims Court: A Guide to its Practical Use was written by
the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Legal Affairs Division.

  • Doreathea Johnson
    Deputy Director, Legal Affairs Division
  • Anita Scuri
    Supervising Senior Counsel
  • Albert Y. Balingit
    Staff Counsel
  • Graphic design and editing by
    DCA Office of Publications, Design & Editing

The Legal Affairs Division wishes to thank the following people who reviewed the text of The Small Claims Court: A Guide to its Practical Use.

  • Hon. Mary House
    Judge of the Superior Court of California
    County of Los Angeles
  • Douglas Carnahan
    Commissioner, Superior Court of California
    County of Los Angeles
  • Jay Sacks
    Small Claims Advisor, Superior Court of California
    County of San Diego
  • Gloria M. Sanchez
    Small Claims/Civil Advisor
    Superior Court of California
    County of Contra Costa
  • Tom Surh
    Commissioner, Superior Court of California
    County of Alameda
  • William Tanner
    Directing Attorney
    Legal Aid Society of Orange County

The California Department of Consumer Affairs regulates more than 2.5 million practitioners in more than 240 professions and occupations. Our goal is to ensure competent and fair marketplace practices and the protection of consumers.