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Disclaimer:  Please note the purpose of this website is to provide legal information to the public and should not be considered legal advice. It is up to you (and your attorney) to decide on what legal course to take. The Court and Court Clerks may provide information to you, but they cannot give you any advice on what you should do. If you would like legal advice, please consult the Legal Resources link below.

Legal Resources

Small Claims Court


The small claims court of Lindon is designated to settle legal issues and problems arising from contractual or service disputes or other claims which do not exceed $ 10,000 dollars.

Fees for filing a small claim are as follows; If the claim is:
  • $ 2,000 or less.........................................................$60.00
  • $ 2,000 to $ 7,500 ..................................................$100.00
  • Greater than $ 7,500 and less than $ 10,000.......$185.00 
 
Packets for filing small claims are available at the Lindon Justice Court for a 5.00 dollar fee , or by clicking here.

Small claims court allows an individual or business to be compensated by a party who has not performed according to an agreement.  A small claims case must be filed in the court where the defendant resides or where the claim arose.  Depending on the circumstances this may be the justice court or the district court. 

Small Claims cases are governed by Utah Code Title 78A, Chapter 8 and the Rules of Small Claims Procedure. The Supreme Court has adopted "simplified rules of procedure and evidence" called the Rules of Small Claims Procedures. If you have any questions not addressed in these instructions, refer to the Rules of Small Claims Procedures or the Utah Code. You should be able to locate a copy in your local library or on the Utah State Court website.

Utah State Court video classes: Small Claims Basics Classes

Small Claims Classes

Utah Association for Justice is offering a free monthly Small Claims class, at the Salt Lake City Justice Court located at 333 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. Please call (801) 535-6300 for more information.

Class Schedule:  5:00 p. m. to 6:00 p.m. on

Small Claims classes 2015

  •          January 7, 2015
  •          February 4, 2015
  •          March 4, 2015
  •          April 1, 2015
  •          May 6, 2015
  •          June 3, 2015
  •          August 5, 2015
  •          September 2, 2015
  •          November 4, 2015
  •          December 2, 2015

The purpose of this small claims class is to prepare individuals for their small claims case at trial. This class will prepare individuals by going over the process of initiating a small claims case, how they should be prepared for trial, and what will happen at the trial. There will be time for questions and observation of small claims cases inside the courtroom. This class will be taught by two current small claims judge protempores who have knowledge and experience in small claims.  Please bring your questions and come ready to take notes!  For questions, please call the Utah Association for Justice at 801-531-7514.

Utah State Court Program OCAP

The Utah Online Court Assistance Program (OCAP) is the official State of Utah website for assistance in preparing court documents, including small claims documents, if you are not able to have an attorney draft them for you. You may use this program for free. If you file OCAP documents on a case requiring a filing fee, a $20.00 document preparation fee will be added to the court filing fees. This program is a service of the Utah Courts and State Legislature. An account is required to prepare documents using the Online Court Assistance Program.

Online Court Assistance Program (OCAP)

Serving A Document (Service of Process)

Collecting on a Judgment

For additional information, visit the Utah Courts website by clicking here