How Much Can I Sue For In Small Claims Court?

The limit is normally between $3,000 and $7,500. It is $15,000, $25,000 in Shelby and Anderson counties; no limit in evictions or suits to recover personal property. Recently, there has been a trend toward increasing small claims court limits.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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