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CA COURTS: JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNT CHANGES

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CA COURTS: JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNT CHANGES

Effective January 1, 2024, the jurisdictional amount for Unlimited and Limited Civil Cases changed from $25,000 to $35,000. The Small Claims jurisdictional amount has also been increased to $12,500. The filing fees remain the same.

These changes apply to California courts statewide and are shown on the Statewide Civil Fee Schedule.

The new and revised 2024 Judicial Council forms can be found here.

Commonly used forms:

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