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Small Claims

Important Notice

Given the published uncertainty of the extent of the spread of the COVID-19 virus during this pandemic, it is not reasonable or prudent to require jurors, litigants, witnesses, peace officers, attorneys, or the court personnel to be additionally exposed to the potential risk of contamination and infection, therefore all scheduled hearings for this court are hereby suspended until further notice.

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Justice of the Peace 3-1

North Dallas Government Center – 6820 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Suite 3100, Dallas, Texas 75240-6511
(214) 321-4106 Main • (214) 321-4912 Fax
Office E-mail: JP31Court@dallascounty.org
Hours of Operation: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday
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Representing Yourself in Court
The following information is not legal advice and does not take the place of a lawyer.


SMALL CLAIMS INFORMATION

Filing a Small Claims Case
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When a Small Claims Case Has Been Filed Against You
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The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
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Fees for Small Claims – Effective 09-01-2017
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Notice of New Discovery Rules - Effective 09-01-2013
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Requesting a Continuance
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Appeal Rules
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SMALL CLAIMS FORMS

Small Claims Petition for Filing – Effective 03-01-2019
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Affidavit of Military Status of Defendant(s)
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Defendant's Original Answer Form
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Jury Demand Form
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Appeal Bond Form
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Oath of Surety Form
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Request for Process Form
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