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These videos are designed to inform you of your rights and responsibilities in small claims court proceedings throughout Indiana, including those in Marion County. Small claims cases are a special type of civil case in which the amount the plaintiff wishes to recover is $6,000 or less. Indiana has developed a way to handle these cases in court, using a speedier and more formal procedure than that used for other types of civil cases. This video provides information about your responsibilities in court and the procedures you should follow if you choose to represent yourself in an Indiana small claims court.

The information here should not be considered legal advice. Only a practicing attorney can provide you with legal advice.

Small Claims in Indiana (except Marion County)

This video applies to proceedings in all small claims courts throughout Indiana, except for Marion County.

Small Claims in Marion County

This video applies only to small claims proceedings in Marion County.