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