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RICourt:  Small claims cases are heard in the Small Claims division of the District Court.

Claim Limit:  $2,500.

Answer Period:  Defendants must answer before or on the hearing date.

Attorney Representation: Rhode Island permits attorneys in small claims court.

Eviction Cases:  Eviction cases can not be filed in small claims court.

Jury Trial:  Not permitted in small claims court.

Statutes of Limitations  (R. I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-12 et seq.):
– Written Contract:  10 years
– Oral Contract: 10 years
– Personal Injury: 3 years
– Real Property: 10 years
– Personal Property: 10 years

Information & Forms:  Click Here 

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Rhode Island Superior Court Rules

Rhode Island Rules of Civil Procedure
Rhode Island Rules of Criminal Procedure
Rhode Island Rules of Evidence
Rhode Island Research Portal

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Rhode Island Superior Court Forms