Owners of small businesses are no strangers to the dilemma of outstanding accounts receivable. For a whole host of reasons, some customers do not pay their bills, thus incurring a debt. Collecting on that debt – i.e, getting paid for your services or products – is often tricky.
Attorney Julia M. Wei, of the Law Offices of Peter N. Brewer, has written an article about the options that small business owners have for collecting on accounts receivable. In her article, Julia offers 5 preliminary questions that a small business owner should ask herself or himself, to determine if a small claims action would be worthwhile. The Law Offices of Peter N. Brewer is a Palo Alto-based law firm that practices real estate law and lending law in California, including assisting small business clients collect judgments and outstanding debts.