4. Oklahoma Small Claims Court: (For your information only - not a legal advice)
Before filing small claims lawsuit in Oklahoma you may be required to show that you demanded a payment from your contractor. One way to do it is by a certified letter, return receipt requested.
You can file your Oklagoma Small claim in the county where your contractor lives, or where he did a service for you, or where the contract was signed.
To start your small claims lawsuit file a Small Claims Affidavit with the Clerk of the court. If you filled out Affidavit form online do not sign it! You may be required to sign the Affidavit in front of the Clerk.
You can pick up all the forms at the court (some local courts have the form available online: e.g. Tulsa, Oklahoma County. Check your court website!).
At the time of filing you will have to pay filing fee (may vary depending on the amount of your claim and from court to court).
You can find locations of Oklahoma Courts here.
- Maximum monetary limit of claims: $6,000;
- Attorney: allowed for both parties, but not required;
- Right to appeal: yes
You can find more information about Oklahoma Small Claims Court here, or contact the small claims court where you are filing your claim.
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".