Small Claims

Small Claims court is a special civil court where disputes are resolved quickly and inexpensively.  The rules are simple and informal.  You may ask a lawyer for advice before you go to court, but a lawyer is not allowed to represent you in court.

Generally claims are limited to $5,000.  However, an individual may claim up to $10,000.  Corporations, partnerships governmental entities and other legal entities cannot claim more than $5,000.  You can file as many claims as you want for up to $2,500 each in a year. But you can only file two claims a year that demand more than $2,500.  Click here for additional information.

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