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Thank you for a very helpful answer to my previous question. My

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Thank you for a very helpful answer to my previous question.
My new question for you -- if we do file in small claims court is it possible to state the damages claim for more than the max. small claims court amount, knowing (or stating) that any award is limited to the Court's max. amount? I remember reading something about this component, but can't recall the rules, etc.

You can sue for more, but some courts will dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction rather than permit you to proceed and accept a smaller judgment. You should check with your court clerk on that before filing, and possibly wasting a filing fee and a lot of time.

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