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. Small business owners have several options for collecting on accounts receivable, including going through small claims court. This infographic outlines five important questions to answer, to determine if the debt can be collected through small claims court.
Brewer Offord & Pedersen LLP 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. For more articles, guides, and downloads from Brewer Offord & Pedersen LLP, visit our California Real Estate Law Blog.