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Changes Coming January 1, 2020

County Court Jurisdictional Changes Take Effect at Start of New Year

Post Date:12/20/2019 10:30 AM

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.

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, county court jurisdictional thresholds will increase to $30,000

 For more information, visit KnowYourCourt.flcourts.org.


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