Civil & Small Claims

Civil Division

The District Courts of this state have jurisdiction of civil claims for damages to personal property, breach of contract, or for delivery of personal property where the amount in controversy, the value of the personal property, or the damage to personal property is $5,000.00 or less. 

The Civil Division of the Cabot District Court is located in the same building and is served by the same personnel as the traffic and criminal divisions of the court.

Small Claims Court

Cabot District Court also has a division known as Small Claims Court. The Small Claims Court is designed to allow individuals to settle certain disputes in court under relaxed rules of procedure and without attorneys. The office of the District Court Clerk can provide forms for use in small claims cases.

You can find general information about the procedure of the Small Claims Court (PDF).