What Types Of Cases Can Be Filed In Small Claims Court?

Any type of claim may be filed in Small Claims Court as long as the loss can be measured in dollars and the amount does not exceed $3,500. Typical Small Claims lawsuits include a landlord-tenant dispute over the damage deposit, a consumer complaint against a mechanic or repairman, or a dispute arising from an automobile accident or a contract. No party may file more than two cases within a calendar week, nor more than ten claims a year in Small Claims Court.