Small Claims Information

courts

374 East Main
Vernal, UT
(435) 789-7137
Fax: (435) 789-1753

M-F 8:00 - 5:00
excluding all State & Federal Holidays
Court Tues & Thursday

 

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The Vernal Justice Court only has jurisdiction to hear a Small Claims case if the defendant resides in the City limits or the debt was incurred in the City of Vernal.

Small Claim Fees

Fees for filing an affidavit are calculated by amount of judgment being sought. 

    $0-$2,000.00                     $60.00
    $2,001.00 - $7,500.00        $100.00
    $7,501.00 - $10,000.00      $185.00

    Counter affidavit
    $0-$2,000.00                     $50.00
    $2,001.00 - $7,500.00        $70.00
    $7,501.00- $10,000.00       $120.00
    
    Garnishment
    $50.00

    Appeal (Trial De Novo)
    $10.00 to justice court
    $225.00 to district court

For all small claim forms and instructions, go to www.utcourts.gov/howto/smallclaims/.