Civil Office

The Civil Division includes Circuit Civil, County Civil and Small Claims. Circuit Civil is comprised of Family Law Cases (divorces, name changes) and General Law cases (foreclosures, claims over $15,000). County Civil is comprised of tenant eviction cases and damage cases ($5,000 to $15,000). Small Claims includes claims less than $5,000.

Effective January 1, 2010, revised Civil Cover Sheet Form 1.997 and new Cover Sheet for Family Court Cases Form 12.928 must be completed and submitted upon initiating a new action in Circuit Civil or Family Court. Revised Final Disposition Form 1.998 must be completed and submitted upon the final disposition of a civil action or upon subsequent dismissal after a final judgment. The new forms may be accessed on this website.

Additional self-help forms for Family Court, Evictions and Small Claims are available for a fee by visiting TurboCourt.


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