This online resource contains information about the Franklin County Municipal Court Small Claims Division.  Here you will find information about:

  • Small claims court

  • Filing a lawsuit in small claims court

  • Defending a lawsuit in small claims court

  • How to collect your small claims judgment, and

  • Alternatives to lawsuits (mediation and check and account resolution services)

The information contained in this website is to help you understand the Small Claims Court and its services.  The information is not legal advice.  Employees of the Franklin County Municipal Court are prohibited from providing any legal advice.  Please see the Helpful Links if you need an attorney or definitions for legal words.