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 $10,000 excluding statutory interest and court costs but including attorney fees, if any. (Governed by Rules 500.-507. of Part V of the Rules of Civil Procedure (PDF Document))
For those planning to file in Small Claims Court it is very important to read the Small Claims Court Information Document and the Small Claims Procedures thoroughly. Then you may proceed to fill out the Small Claim Petition Form.