Small Claims Cases

November 6, 2017


"Small claims" is the term used for cases filed in the Texas justice court system where the plaintiff is seeking damages of $10,000 or less. Justice court is considered more informal than district or county court, so many people choose to represent themselves. If you are considering filing a small claims case, the State Law Library's research guide offers straightforward information that can help you.

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