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 Small Claims

The Small Claims Court is a division of the District Court where individuals as well as businesses can settle disputes and disagreements. The maximum amount you may sue for is $3,000.00. Procedures are simple, informal and inexpensive. There are no juries and either party may appeal the judgment to Circuit Court.

Fee Chart

Small claims and district civil Court Costs for Monroe County as of August 1, 2011.

Small Claims – ($1,500.00 or less)


Small Claims – ($1,500.01 to $3,000.00


District Civil – ($3,000.01 to $10,000.00


DV – (motion for judgment, default judgment or summary judgment)


SM – additional plaintiffs

50.00 with $500 max

DV – additional plaintiffs

50.00 with $500 max

Civil Subpoenas*


Attachment, Garnishment, Execution


Additional Defendants


*Special additional service fee for all papers served by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office pursuant to Act 2011-243


W. Robert McMillan
Circuit Clerk

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