Connecticut Rules & Forms

Small Claims Court

CTCourt:  Small claims cases are heard in the Justice of the Small Claims division of the Superior Court.

Claim Limit:  $5,000.00

Answer Period:  The answer date is printed on the Notice of Suit.

Attorney Representation: Connecticut permits attorneys in small claims court.

Eviction Cases:  Eviction cases are not allowed in small claims court.

Jury Trial:  Jury trials are not permitted in small claims court.

Statutes of Limitations  (Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 52-575 et seq.):
– Written Contract:  6 years
– Oral Contract: 3 years
– Personal Injury: 2 years
– Real Property: 2 years
– Personal Property: 2 years

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