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Okay, I see. Do you want to sue Airbnb in small claims court?
You can sue Airbnb in small claims as long as the dispute is for $10,000 or less. Your reason could be the failure to refund you since they promised you a refund but received only a part of it.
In that case, you can sue Airbnb. First, you should send a Demand Letter. A demand letter is a letter that outlines a set of requests. For example, you could request a refund and explain why you are requesting a refund.
If you are unsure of what to include in your demand letter to Airbnb, you can include:
Mail the demand letter to:
San Francisco, CA 94103
You can also mail a copy of the letter to Airbnb's agent in California:
CSC- Lawyers Incorporating Service
2710 Gateway Oaks Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833
If Airbnb ignores your demand letter, then you may be able to sue Airbnb in a small claims court. The amount you will pay to file a small claims lawsuit in California depends on how much you are suing Airbnb for. You will pay between $30 to $75 to file the lawsuit. If you cannot afford to pay court fees, you can ask the court to waive the fees.
Once the lawsuit is filed, you have to notify Airbnb that you have sued them. This is called "serving." Serving costs can range from $0-$75.
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If you win your case, you'll get the court fees back as well as the claim, and you can ask for certain expenses. If you win, you, however, can't charge fees for any legal advice to the defendant. So if you pay for legal advice, you're unlikely to get it back.
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