The Small Claims Division of the Superior Court provides simple and inexpensive judicial procedures for
the handling of small claims. The Small Claims Division has jurisdiction of all civil actions where the
amount in controversy does not exceed the value of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00), exclusive of
interest and costs. This measure gives individuals, corporations, partnership, businesses, etc., the
opportunity to have smaller matters heard by the Court and to represent themselves.
Parties may waive any part of a claim that exceeds Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) in order to bring
it within the jurisdiction of the Small Claims Division of the Superior Court.
Parties before the Small Claims Division may not be represented by counsel.
personally appear except for corporate parties, associations and partnerships, which may appear by a