How to File

A Small Claims case must be filed in the court where the defendant resides or where the claim arose (where the events happened). Click here for the Jurisdictional Map.

This court uses Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), for more information on ODR please click here ( Once you have determined that the Murray Justice Court has jurisdiction over your case, you will need to complete and file an ODR Affidavit and Summons (PDF) with the court. 

The party filing the claim is the plaintiff. The party responding to the claim is the defendant.