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A Small Claims Case is a lawsuit brought for the recovery of money damages, civil penalties, personal property, or other relief allowed by law. The claim can be for no more than $20,000, excluding statutory interest and Court costs, but including attorney fees, if any.
SMALL CLAIMS PROCEDURES & HOW TO START SUIT
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.
Civil Case Information Sheet
Petition Small Claim
Service Member's Civil Relief Act Form
Sworn Statement - Inability to Pay