- Civil Matters
- Case Types
Abandoned Motor Vehicles
An abandoned motor vehicle is property over which the owner has given up dominion and control with no intention of recovering it.
The Magistrate Court has jurisdiction to hear landlord-tenant disputes which includes dispossessory proceedings.
Garnishment is the term of the legal process by which the garnishee pays into court the money, or property, that the garnishee owes to the judgment debtor.
Personal Property Foreclosure
Personal property foreclosure is an action which allows a secured party, such as a lender, to seek return of tangible, transportable property that secured a debt, i.e., a car, boat, motorcycle, furniture, appliances.
Post-Judgment Interrogatories allow the prevailing party is to ascertain what assets, if any, the judgment debtor has to satisfy the judgment debt.
If you cannot resolve a dispute with a business or a person and the amount in controversy is less than $15,000.00, you may electronically file a case in Magistrate court.
Trover is a form of lawsuit for recovery of damages for wrongful taking of personal property.
Writs of Fieri Facias (FiFa)
A Writ of Fieri Facias (or Writ of Fi Fa) is a document issued by the Clerk of Magistrate Court for the purpose of recording a lien on the judgment debtor's property.