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DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this section is Not purported to be all inclusive.This publication is a research tool and NOT the counsel of an attorney. This publication is NOT  a substitute for the advice of an attorney, you are strongly encouraged to consult the actual law, or consult with an attorney for answers.​

A Debt Claim case is a lawsuit brought to recover a debt by an assignee of a claim, a debt collector or collection agency, a financial institution, or a person or entity primarily engaged in the business of lending money at interest. The claim can be for no more than $20,000, excluding statutory interest and court costs, but including attorney fees, if any.

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Checks made payable to: Delta County Justice of the Peace

Filing fee $54.00 - Delta County Service of Citation $80.00 per/citation to be served. 

If a service of citation needs to be served in another county or looking for other services visit the link below for all Sheriff and Constable Fees.

Sheriff and Constable Fees


                                            FORMS INCLUDED:

                                            Civil Case Information Sheet

                                            Petition Debt Claim 

                                            Service Member's Civil Relief Act Form

                                            Sworn Statement - Inability to Pay

                                            Defendant's Answer

Debt Claim: About
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