Civil and Small Claims Division of District Court
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SMALL CLAIMS DIVISION
The Small Claims Division is designed to allow individuals to settle certain disputes in court with relaxed rules of procedure without attorneys. Individuals who are represented by an attorney must file their claim in the civil division. Individuals are allowed to sue in small claims court for different types of damages. Small claims court is often used as a means to recover money for damages to personal property, to recover personal property or to settle disputes involving contracts. All claims are limited by a set dollar amount, which is set by the state law. The current amount of a claim cannot exceed $5,000.00.
Currently Small Claims Cases for the Springdale Department of Washington County District Court are being heard by the Hon. Graham H. Nations on the first (1st) Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
|Document||Cost (important information)|
||$5.00* (Additional costs to file Appeal at Circuit Court)|
|Certified Copies||$5.00 (Includes Certified and Authenticated copies)|
|Clerk issued Subpoena*||$5.00* (Must be served on the witness per A.R.C.P 45 and additional fees apply)|
|Copies||$0.12 per page|
|Writ of Execution*||$10.00* (Must be served by the Sheriff's Office in the proper County and additional fees apply there)|
|Writ of Garnishment*||$10.00* (Must be served on the employer or bank by certified mail)|