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Small Claims Court

The Civil Court of the City of New York has jurisdiction over civil cases involving amounts up to $25,000 and other civil matters referred to it by the Supreme Court. It includes a small claims part for informal dispositions of matters not exceeding $5,000 and a landlord and tenant/housing part for landlord-tenant matters of unlimited amounts and housing code violations.

Learn about Small Claims Court, including how to represent yourself, start a case, and more, on the website of the New York State Unified Court System:

NYC Small Claims Court

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