Small Claims Court after January, 2012.
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New California Laws for 2012
Increasing Small Claims to $10,000: Commencing January 1, 2012, the small claims court jurisdiction will generally increase from $7,500 to $10,000 for an action brought by a natural person.
For a claim of bodily injury from a car accident, the increase to $10,000 will not occur until 2015.
The dollar limit in small claims court for an action brought by a corporation or other entity will remain at $5,000.
Senate Bill 221.
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