If I sue in small claims court, can I sue for my lost wages for the time I’m taking off to go to court?

UPDATED: Feb 18, 2012

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If I sue in small claims court, can I sue for my lost wages for the time I’m taking off to go to court?

The person who accepted my holding deposit breached her contract (written) with me, and so I want to sue for the amount of that stop payment (she originally said she was going to return it to me but has not and refuses to). If I put a stop payment on the check, can I sue her in small claims court for the amount of the stop payment, plus my time off work for going to court?

Asked on February 18, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

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