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Small Claims Court Ohio

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

Ohio Small Claims Court the maximum recovery amount is $6,000 . If you want more, you'll have to go to another court. However, it might not be worth it because of the complicated rules and costs of hiring an attorney.
In Small Claims Court of Ohio, any individual, business or corporation may bring a small claims suit for the recovery of money when the amount owed is $6,000 or less

Small Claims Court Ohio Fees

Ohio Small Claims Court, A filing fee of $37 is required at the time of filing. Each additional defendant (person you are suing) costs $7. If you request service by certified mail, an optional ordinary mail waiver for $5.00 may be requested which covers all defendants.
Court fee is around $49.00. 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 Ohio

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.

Ohio Small Claims Form

You can get small claims petition form for  Ohio in $20 against one defendant. If you would like to file small claims in online court of Ohio, you can file your small claims by hiring small claims attorney and file a state of claims.