Magistrate Court has jurisdiction over all civil claims of $15,000 or less; distress warrants and dispossessory writs; county ordinance violations; bad checks; preliminary hearings; summons, arrest warrants and search warrants and an expanded jurisdiction of certain misdemeanors. Magistrate may also grant bail in cases where the setting of bail is not exclusively reserved to a judge of another court.
Magistrate Court Has Moved:
Click here for a map of the new location
We now take online filings. There is also a question and answer section that should be helpful for filings in the Magistrate Court. File Anytime!
Court Resources Uniform Magistrate Court Rules