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Small Claims Court

Small Claims Court

 
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Small Claims Court

Small claims court is designated to settle legal issues and problems from contractual disputes, service disputes and other claims of debt. A small claims case allows an individual or business to be compensated by a party who has not performed according to an agreement or who has committed some wrongdoing. Small claims are only applicable for monetary issues.

The forms you will need to have when filing a small claims case are:

  • Affidavit and Summons
  • Military Service Affidavit
  • Contract (if applicable)

The affidavit and summons must be served thirty (30) days prior to the court hearing. A return of service must be filed with the court. There is a fee for the service, a list of process servers is available at the court for you.

The fees to file a small claims case are:

Claims for:
 Filing Fee 
$2,000 or less
$2,001 - $7,499
$7,500 - $10,000 
 $60
 $100 
 $185
   
Counter Claims for:
Filing Fee
$2,000 or less
$2,001 - $7,499
$7,500 - $10,000
 $50
 $70
 $120
 

If you wish to file an appeal, the cost is: $235.00 total. $10.00 is paid to the Ogden City Justice Court for processing, the balance of $225.00 is payable to Second District Court.

More information, including downloadable forms and answers to frequently asked questions can be found on the www.utcourts.gov/resources/forms