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Procedures for Filing Civil Suits

  THE STATUTORY LIMIT FOR FILING A CIVIL SUIT IN JUSTICE COURT IS $3,500.00. ANY DEBTS, PROPERTY DAMAGE, ETC. WHICH AMOUNT TO MORE THAN $3,500.00 MUST BE HANDLED THROUGH OTHER COURTS.  
     

OPEN ACCOUNTS:

     
1.
Provide to the Court a copy of the outstanding bill along with a current and accurate PHYSICAL address.
 
2.
Fill out the paperwork.
 
3.
Cost for this action is $64.00 for one defendant, $74.00 for two defendants, same address,$94.00 for two defendants at different addresses.  
     

COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES:

     
1.
Provide to the Court a copy of the outstanding bill along with a current and accurate PHYSICAL address.  
2.
Fill out the paperwork.  
3.
Cost for this action is $64.00 for one defendant, $74.00 for two defendants, same address,$94.00 for two defendants at different addresses.  
     

REMOVE TENANT:

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1.
Provide the Court with a copy of the proper notice given to the Tenant/Teants, along with a current and accurate PHYSICAL address.  
2.
Fill out the paperwork.  
3.
Cost for this action is $64.00 for one defendant, $74.00 for two defendants, same address,$94.00 for two defendants at different addresses.  
     

REPLEVIN:

1.
Provide the Court with a copy of the proof of ownership, along with current and accurate PHYSICAL address.  
2.
Fill out the paperwork. (If you want immediate possess you SHALL post a CASH BOND which is double the value of the property. If defendant post a cash bond, they will retain the property until Court date.)  
3.
Cost for this action is $64.00 for one defendant, $74.00 for two defendants, same address,$94.00 for two defendants at different addresses.  
     
 
For information regarding the filing of additional actions, please contact our office directly.
 
   Click here for civil suit forms.  
  CASH, CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY.