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Welcome to Small Claims

A civil lawsuit for money only up to $6,000.


Small Claims filings are currently accepted by mail or in-person with a check or money order only.

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Location & Hours

Small Claims Division

375 S. High St., 16th Fl.
Columbus, OH 43215

Mon - Fri 8 AM - 3 PM

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What We Do

The Small Claims Court hears cases for money damages that do not exceed $6,000. The Small Claims Division provides court forms and information about small claims procedures.

View the status of any case using either a first and last name or a case number on the case records search. 

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Small Claims Forms

Whether you are starting a Small Claims Lawsuit, Requesting a New Hearing Date, or Filing a Counterclaim, we have the forms you need.

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