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Small Claims Court Kentucky

Kentucky Small Claims Statute of Limitation. - Minimum Amount For Small Claims Court Kentucky

A division of the District Court of Kentucky is the small claims court. All claims with an amount of $1,500.00 or less in controversy will be under the jurisdiction of the small claims court.
In Small Claims Court of Kentucky, any individual, business or corporation may bring a small claims suit for the recovery of money when the amount requested is $2,500 or less.

Small Claims Court Kentucky Fees

Kenton County now accepts electronic filing of Small Claims cases from all parties. The fees change periodically however at the printing of this document they are as follows: $33.25- to file your complaint (with the clerk). $ 9.00- to have the summons sent by certified mail. $40.00- to have the summons delivered by sheriff $75.00- for filing an appeal.
Court fee is $33. Court fees are applied later during the process and not today. Serving includes restricted mail service & sheriff/private process options will be provided to you later during the procedure. All fees are added to the case against the defendant so you can recover these costs.

How much does it cost to go to small claims court in Kentucky?

There is a $30 filing fee for a case asking for up to $1500. To claim over $1500, and up to $5,000, there is a filing fee of $50.  If your claim is above $5,000, the filing fee is $75. If you file more than 12 cases in a year, subsequent cases will cost $100.

Kentucky Small Claims Form

You can get small claims form for Kentucky in $75.00 against one defendant. If you would like to file small claims in online court of Kentucky, you can file your small claims by hiring small claims attorney and file a state of claims. You can serve the complaint by mail using: Certified, Restricted Delivery/Return Receipt Requested. If the defendant is a corporation, the statutory agent must be served.