County Court - Civil

Jurisdiction for County Court is cases valued at less than $15,000.00.

County Civil

County Civil cases are actions with a value of $5,000.01 up to and including $15,000.00. Each case is brought by an individual or business, against another person or business.

Common types of cases handled by County Civil are Mortgage/Lien Foreclosures, Auto Negligence, Contract and Indebtedness, Animal Cruelty or Neglect and other assorted cases.

Small Claims

Small Claims cases are actions with a value up to $5,000.00. Each case is brought by an individual or business, against another person or business.

Common types of cases handled by Small Claims include auto negligence, claims for goods sold, claims for work done and materials furnished, claims for money lent and promissory notes.

Eviction

Eviction cases are filed pursuant to Chapter 83 of the Florida Statutes which provides general information on landlord/tenant actions. Landlord actions typically involve non-payment of rent and recovering possession of the rental property.