The Small Claims Court is a division of the District Court where individuals as well as businesses can settle disputes and disagreements. The maximum amount you may sue for is $6,000.00. Procedures are simple, informal and inexpensive. There are no juries and either party may appeal the judgment to Circuit Court. Should you have any questions concerning a case of this type or need filing information, please contact the division specialist at 256.216.3858.
Small Claims Fees
|Fee Description||Claim Amount||Fee at Filing|
|Filing Fee (One Defendant)||$1.00 – $1500.00||$87.00|
|Filing Fee (One Defendant)||$1501.00 – $3000.00||$161.00|
|Filing Fee (One Defendant)||$3001.00 – $6000.00||$250.00|
|Additional Service Fees||Fee at Filing|
|Certified Mail||*Call Office for Current Costs.|