Debt Claim Packet

A debt claim case is a lawsuit brought to recover a debt by an assignee of a claim, a debt collector or collection agency, a financial institution, or a person or entity primarily engaged in the business of lending money at interest.  The claim can be for no more than $10,000, excluding statutory interest and court costs but including attorney fees, if any. Debt claim cases in justice court are governed by Rules 500-507 and 508 of Part V of the Rules of Civil Procedure. To the extent of any confict between Rule 508 and the rest of Part V, Rule 508 applies.

Fees:   

$46 filing fee   

$75 Constable Service fee for each person being served