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Small Claims Court

About small claims court

Small claims court provides a simple, informal procedure for people to settle certain legal problems cheaply and quickly.

In small claims court, you can sue someone or be sued by someone, and you present your side of the case yourself. You cannot be represented by a lawyer unless the other party is a lawyer.

Small claims court handles only simple cases involving small amounts of money or property.

The following courts have small claims information on their websites. 


Other resources

Kansas Bar Association
Small claims court: What is it? How do I use it?

Kansas Legal Services
Small claims court -- basic information

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