Facts About Small Claims Court in Cowley County

What can you tell me about small claims?

Small claims are civil lawsuits that do not exceed $4000.00 in dispute. You must represent yourself in small claims and you cannot have an attorney represent you in the case. The claim must be for the recovery of money or personal property. Forms for filing small claims are available at the clerk’s office. If a judgment is granted the court does not facilitate the collection of the judgment.

This page shows you what court costs are involved in filing for small claims in Cowley County.

Where can I read more about small claims?

Kansas Legal Services has general information about small claims court on this page.

Here is a form you can use from the Kansas Judicial Council Self Help website page. Be sure to download the "rtf" form because then you can do it yourself.

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