|Items needed to File
claims: Name, address, city, and zip code for all parties, reason for the lawsuit, and a $102.00 filing fee and any additional defendant will be $13.00 additional. Jury trials and appeals $157.00 and $10.00 each additional defendant.
General local rules
Only corporations are required to have an attorney, for
claims over $1500.00. If the defendant fails to appear in
court, a default judgment may be entered against the defendant.
The defendant has 10 days after the date of service to request
a Jury Trial. Either party has 60 days from the date of
the judgment to file an appeal.
The information above is limited. Please contact legal counsel
for further advice.
Further court dates and filing fees can be expected when
attempting to collect a debt.