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Harnett County,
North Carolina

Clerk of Court 

Small Claims Court

Small claims court is part of the District Court Division. It handles civil cases where a plaintiff requests assignment to a magistrate and the amount in controversy is $10,000 or less. The principal relief sought in small claims court is money, the recovery of specific personal property, or summary ejectment (eviction). A magistrate presides over small claims court. There is no jury and usually no lawyers. A person who loses in small claims court may appeal for a trial by jury before a judge in District Court.

Please click the following link for further information:
Small Claims Information Sheet
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.doc

 
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