Civil Cases

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Information effective: July 2019

The District Court has jurisdiction to hear civil cases if the amount in controversy does not exceed $100,000. The causes of action can arise from contractual obligations, damages for personal injuries, personal property, or real property. 

District Court does not have jurisdiction over actions which involve divorce, title to property, foreclosure of mortgage, enforcement of a lien on real property, false imprisonment, libel slander, malicious prosecution, or a person in his/her capacity as executor or administrator of an estate.

The civil filing fee is $73.00.  For a complete list of civil fees, please click here.

Forms are not available from our office. Please remember, our staff is prohibited by law from giving legal advice. Those in need of advice regarding procedure and forms should consult an attorney and/or applicable laws and court rules.