Changes Coming January 1, 2020
County Court Jurisdictional Changes Take Effect at Start of New Year
Post Date:12/20/2019 10:30 AM
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Effective Jan. 1, 2020:
- County court jurisdictional thresholds will increase to $30,000, and small claims cases will include cases up to $8,000. Filing fees will remain the same.
- Filers will be required to include an updated civil cover sheet (effective 1/1/20) specifying the dollar amount in dispute in cases exceeding $8,000 in value.
- The changes also require prevailing parties in a Circuit or County Civil case to file a final disposition form.
For more information, visit KnowYourCourt.flcourts.org.