Small Claims

Filings for Small Claims, Summary Proceedings and Civil matters accepted Monday - Friday, 8:00 am until 12:00 pm. No filings will be accepted on the second Wednesday of each month.

If you have filed a Small Claim or Summary Proceeding and have resolved the matter prior to the Court hearing, you should advise the Court, in writing, immediately. Only the individual that filed the claim can withdrawal the matter.

Small Claims and Commercial Claims
Small claims (damages of $1,000 or less) ...$10.00
Small Claims (damages over $1,000 and less than $3,000) ...$15.00
Counterclaims in Small Claims Court (damages up to $3,000) ...$3.00+postage
Small Claims Jury Demand ...$50.00

Summary Proceedings
Summary Proceedings/Evictions ...$20.00

Civil Actions
First Papers ...$20.00
Jury Demand Fee ...$10.00

A Guide to Small Claims Court NYS

Small Claims Information Sheet

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