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Local small claims rules of court

Small Claims Local Rules of Court are part of the Court's Civil Local Rules of Court.

In the local rule section of this website for Civil, Rule 19 contains the following Small Claims information:

  • Proper courthouse for filing a Small Claims action
  • Date, time, and place for trial
  • Service of claims
  • Settlement before hearing
  • Dismissal for failure to appear at hearing
  • Appeal

Click to go to the Civil Rule 19 Small Claims Actions in the civil section of this website.

For extensive information for both Plaintiff and Defendant, see the Small Claims Self Help section of this website, containing links to videos, checklists, forms, and information on how to contact the Court's Small Claims Advisor.

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