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[heading]Washington Small Claims Court[/heading]
Court: Small claims cases are filed in the Small Claims Department of the District Court.
Jurisdictional Limit: $5,000.
Answer Period: Defendant may file an answer to the complaint, or show up at the hearing.
Attorney Representation: Attorney representation is not permitted unless the judge consents.
Eviction Cases: Eviction cases cannot be filed in small claims court.
Jury Trial: Jury trials are not permitted in small claims court.
Statutes of Limitations (Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 4.16.005 et seq.)
– Written Contract: 6 years
– Oral Contract: 3 years
– Personal Injury: 3 years
– Real Property: 3 years
– Personal Property: 3 years
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