Civil and Small Claims Information

Civil and Small Claims Filing

You may file a civil action or a small claim in this Court if the total amount is $5,000 or less. The jurisdiction of Fayetteville District Court is limited to Fayetteville city limits. If you feel you have an exception, you may petition the Court in writing.

Civil and Small Claims Filing Fees

Type of Fee
Cost
Fee to file a civil action

$80

Fee to file a small claim
$65
Sheriff service
$50
Process server
Available at clerk's office
Certified mail $11.99
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