SMALL CLAIMS COURTS
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- In Ohio, Chapter 1925 of the Revised Code governs Small Claims Courts:
- Claims are limited to $3,000 in Municipal Courts.
- A person can represent himself or herself.
- There is no jury.
- The sites listed below provide comprehensive information about the procedures of small claims courts.
- See also the Law Library's FAQ's on:
1 West Lakeside Avenue, FL4 • Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1078 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Phone: (216) 861-5070 • Fax: (216) 861-1606
June 04, 2003 -