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A civil lawsuit for money only up to $6,000.


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375 S. High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Filings accepted Mon - Fri 8 AM - 4 PM

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What We Do

The Small Claims Court hears cases for money damages that do not exceed $6,000. All cases will be assigned an initial hearing. Hearings are heard Monday through Friday beginning at 1:30 PM in front of a magistrate.

All complaints and pleadings are to be filed with the Clerk of Court's Civil Division located on the 3rd floor of 375 S. High St. Keep reading for detailed information on the process or our Self Help Center can assist online or in person at 375 S. High St., 16th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215.

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Small Claims Forms

Whether you are starting a Small Claims Lawsuit, Requesting a New Hearing Date, or Filing a Counterclaim, we have the forms you need.

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