Georgia Rules & Forms

Small Claims

Court:  Small claims cases are heard in the Magistrate Court.

Claim Limit:  $15,000.00

Answer Period:  Defendant can file an answer within 30 days, or appear at the trial.

Attorney Representation: Attorneys are permitted in small claims court.

Eviction Cases:  Eviction cases can be filed in small claims court.

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

Statutes of Limitations  (Ga. Code Ann. § 9-3-20 et seq.):
– Written Contract:  6 years
– Oral Contract: 4 years
– Personal Injury: 2 years
– Real Property: 4 years
– Personal Property: 4 years

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