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Connecticut Small Claims Courts

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In Connecticut, small claims actions are defined in General Statute Sec. 51-15, filed in 22 different court locations, and are limited to $3,500 [Effective October 1, 2005, the amount will increase to $5,000]. Additionally, there is no limit in landlord-tenant cases involving security deposit claims.

  • Where to File a Small Claims Matter Small claims description and locator for correct court location and directions.
  • The Small Claims Process [PDF] Pamphlet to assist thoseinvolved in the small claims process, either as plaintiffs or as defendants. Small claims procedures are described in clear, non-legal language and the locations are listed in an appendix. Rev. 04/2005
  • Small Claims FAQ FAQs on small claims courts from the Judicial Branch.

Last updated on 12/22/08


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