Claim Ceiling Doubled to $6k in Ohio Small Claims Courts

A new Ohio law effective 9/28/2016 doubles the jurisdictional limit of Ohio courts’ small claims divisions, increasing it to $6,000 from $3,000.

1925.02 Jurisdiction.

(1) Except as provided in division (A)(2) of this section, a small claims division established under section 1925.01 of the Revised Code has jurisdiction in civil actions for the recovery of taxes and money only, for amounts not exceeding six thousand dollars, exclusive of interest and costs.