Information for the Defendant

A lawsuit has been filed against you. For more information, please refer to the UT Courts website and the Online Dispute Resolution page. If you fail to participate in Online Dispute Resolution, a judgment may be entered against you for the amount requested.

If you wish to file a counterclaim, you must file a Counter Affidavit (PDF). This form must be filed with the court at least 15 calendar days prior to the trial date. The following fees apply:

  • $50.00 for claims $2,000 or less
  • $70.00 for claims of $2,001 to $7,500
  • $120 for claims of $7,501 to $15,000