SB18-056 - Civil Jurisdiction Of County Courts And Filing Fees

Concerning monetary amounts in civil actions.

Under current law, a person may file a civil action in county court if the value of the claim is $15,000 or less. The bill increases that limit to $35,000 or less and increases certain civil action filing fees for district courts and county courts. The bill is effective January 1, 2019.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Senate Committees

Latest update: January 11, 2018
01/11/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary