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[heading]Texas Small Claims Court[/heading]
Court: Small claims cases are filed in the Small Claims division of the Justice Court.
Jurisdictional Limit: $10,000.00
Answer Period: Defendant may file an answer on or before 10:00 am on the Monday after ten days from service of process.
Attorney Representation: Texas allows attorney representation in small claims court.
Eviction Cases: Eviction cases cannot be filed in small claims court.
Jury Trial: Either party may demand a jury trial at least one day before the hearing.
Statutes of Limitations (Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 16.001 et seq.)
– Written Contract: 4 years
– Oral Contract: 4 years
– Personal Injury: 2 years
– Real Property: 2 years
– Personal Property: 2 years
Forms & Information: Click Here
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