Should I be concerned over a counterclaim to my small claims suit?

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Should I be concerned over a counterclaim to my small claims suit?

I filed a claim in small claims court because a company wrote my company a check and then stopped payment on it. This person has now filed a counterclaim full of false accusations for substantial amount of money.

Asked on July 9, 2012 under Business Law, Texas

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Whether or not you should be concerned about the counter claim in response to your small claims action depends upon whether the assertions against you in the counter claim are true and the amount of damages claimed can be substantiated.

The other thing to take into account is whether or not the person suing you can prove the accusations against you as well with actual evidence.


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