The monetary jurisdiction of Small Claims Courts has been increased from R15,000 to R20,000 from 1 April 2019.
Not all claims can be pursued in a Small Claims Court –
Even if your claim qualifies for the Small Claims Court, think of asking your lawyer for guidance on whether it is your best course of action. Sometimes even seemingly minor claims can have wide ramifications, and there is no substitute for professional advice!
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