Civil & Small Claims Information

Civil & Small Claims Filing

You may file a civil action or a small claim in this Court if the total amount is $5,000 or less. The jurisdiction of Fayetteville District Court is limited to Fayetteville city limits. If you feel you have an exception, you may petition the Court in writing.

Civil & Small Claims Filing Fees

Type of Fee
Fee to file a civil action


Fee to file a small claim
Sheriff service
Process server
Available at clerk's office
Certified mail $11.99