You can file your Nebraska Small claim in the county where your contractor lives, or does business, or in the county where he/she did the service, which is the subject of your claim.
To start your small claims lawsuit file a claim form with the clerk of the county court. You can download a claim form here or pick it up at any county court. You will need to sign the claim form before a notary public, or before a judge or a clerk of the county court, or other authorized by law person. You can file in person or by mail. At the time of filing you will have to pay filing and service fees.
- Maximum monetary limit of claims: $3,500;
- Attorney: not allowed;
- Right to appeal: yes, for both parties (within 30 days)
You can find more information about Nebraska Small Claims Court here.
There are six mediation centers throughout Nebraska that may assist you with settling your problem with contractor before going to court. To try mediation in your small claims case, contact a center near you.
5. On-line complaints.
We collect all sorts of customer reviews, complaints, and comments here.
To post your comment on Google find your contractor in Google maps, and click the more info link next to the name of your contractor. On the following page, scroll down to Reviews by Google users and click on Rate and review link on the left.
There are many other websites that let you post comments and complaints about your contractor. Below you may find just a few examples:
1) http://www.ripoffreport.com (registration required),
Return to "the State's plumbing and contractor licensing departments".