Addresses and information on Utah small claims courts and filings.
A person can file a claim in small claims court if he/she has a dispute involving a certain amount of money with another person, company or government agency.
The amount that could be recovered is limited, and it varies from state to state (usually from $1,500 to 10,000 Dollars.)
Most common claims in small claims courts involve:
Things to bring to court:
Original copies of all papers you need to help prove the case (contracts, letters, rental agreements, canceled checks, deeds, repair bills, IOUs, diagrams, written damage estimates, photographs or even drawings.)
2 photocopies of every original document. (one for the defendant, one for the court)
The piece of clothing or the appliance damaged by the defendant, if that's the case.
Any witness that could help the case. Some judges allow notarized statements by witness that cannot appear in court.
Small Claims Courts Requirements:
Hearing dates are usually set on some evenings or on Saturday (once a month.)
Hearing is scheduled within 40 days in most cases (up to 70 days if one litigant does not live in the same county).
Salt Lake City Justice Court PO Box 145499 333 South 200 East Salt Lake City UT 84114-5499 Phone: (801)535`6301 Fax: (801)535`6302
Salt Lake County Justice Court 2001 South State Salt Lake City, UT 84190 Phone: (801) 468`3430 Fax: (801) 468`2171
Salt Lake City Justice Court 333 S 200 E Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Phone: (801) 535`6300 Fax: (801) 535`6302
District Court 206 West Tabernacle Street Saint George, Utah 84770-2400 Phone: (435) 986`5730
5th District Court - Bevr Cnty 2270 S 525 W Beaver, UT 84713 Phone:(435) 438`5309
7th District Juvenile Court 75 E Main Castle Dale, UT 84513 Phone:(435) 381`5311
First District Court 135 N 100 W Logan, UT 84321-5058 Phone:(435) 750`1260