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Small claims rules are applicable to all civil actions in the county courts in which the demand or value of property involved does not exceed $5,000 exclusive of costs, interest, and attorneys' fees.

Florida Rules of Court allow a person to file a claim in small claims court with or without a lawyer. The forms needed may be purchased and filed with the Clerk of the Court's office located in the Family/Civil Justice Center.

Please read the Information Before you File document before you proceed.

The Clerk's office is allowed to assist with a small claim by assisting in the preparation of a statement of claim.

For further information you should contact the Clerk of the Court or your lawyer.

Sheriff's Addresses, Phone & Fax Numbers

Eighth Judicial Circuit Small Claims Court Information

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