Addresses and information on Pennsylvania small claims courts and case filings.
A person can file a claim in small claims court if he/she has a dispute involving a certain amount of money with another person, company or government agency.
The amount that could be recovered is limited, and it varies from state to state (ranging from $1,500 to 10,000 Dollars.)
Most common claims in small claims courts involve:
Things to bring to court:
Original copies of all papers you need to help prove the case (contracts, letters, rental agreements, canceled checks, deeds, repair bills, IOUs, diagrams, written damage estimates, photographs or even drawings.)
2 photocopies of every original document. (one for the defendant, one for the court)
The piece of clothing or the appliance damaged by the defendant, if that's the case.
Any witness that could help the case. Some judges allow notarized statements by witness that cannot appear in court.
Small Claims Courts Requirements:
Hearing dates are usually set on some evenings or on Saturday (once a month.)
Hearing is scheduled within 40 days in most cases (up to 70 days if one litigant does not live in the same county).
Municipal Court-Small Claims 34 S 11th St Philadelphia, PA 19107-4912 Phone:(215) 686`2910
Small Claims Court Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 686`2900
District Court 114 Main St Belle Vernon, PA 15012-1110 Phone:(724) 930`9208
District Court 112 Walnut Ln West Newton, PA 15089-1170 Phone:(724) 872`8910
District Court 5 S Main St Sugarloaf, PA 18249-3141 Phone:(570) 788`1191
District Court 200 N Centre St Pottsville, PA 17901-2545 Phone:(570) 622`9181
District Court 210 Robbins Station Rd North Huntingdon, PA 15642-2204 Phone:(724) 864`0018
District Court 41 Macek Dr Pittsburgh, PA 15227-3652 Phone:(412) 881`1996
District Court 409 Ashland Ave Secane, PA 19018-2705 Phone:(610) 622`8102
District Court 1224 W Liberty St Allentown, PA 18102-2608 Phone:(610) 432`8700
York County District Court Administrator 45 North George York, PA17315 Phone:(717) 771`9234
United States Government United States District Court Judges Western Pennsy 700 Grant St Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1906 Phone:(412) 208`7370
Westmoreland County District Court PO Box 543 Irwin, PA 15642-0543 Phone:(724) 744`3031
District Court 745 E Main St Ste B New Holland, PA 17557-1521 Phone:(717) 354`4206
District Court 19-3-05 20 Wayne Ave Hanover, PA 17331-3305 Phone:(717) 632`0618
District Court 227 W Market St York, PA 17401-1002 Phone:(717) 771`4795
District Court 1023 Chester Pike Sharon Hill, PA 19079-1501 Phone:(610) 534`5974
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