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Pennsylvania Small Claims Courts

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In Pennsylvania, District Justice Courts hear claims that do not exceed $8,000. The Municipal Court of Philadelphia may hear claims of $10,000 or less, established by 42 Pa.C.S. Section 1123. It also may hear rent only disputes in Landlord Tenant cases of an unlimited amount.


Last updated on 07/09/07

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