Delaware Rules & Forms
Small Claims Court
Court: Small claims cases are heard in the Justice of the Peace Court.
Claim Limit: $15,000.00
Answer Period: Defendant must file an answer within 15 days of service in all debt or trespass claims to avoid default.
Attorney Representation: Delaware permits attorneys to represent clients in small claims court.
Eviction Cases: Eviction cases are not allowed in small claims court.
Jury Trial: Jury trials are not permitted in Iowa small claims court.
Statutes of Limitations (Del. Code Ann. tit. 10, § 8101 et seq.):
– Written Contract: 3 years
– Oral Contract: 3 years
– Personal Injury: 2 years
– Real Property: 2 years
– Personal Property: 2 years
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