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What is a small claim exactly? Is there such thing as any other claim?

Asked on Apr 07th, 2017 on Civil Rights - Tennessee
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I was held against my will in an area and am wanting to sue for this.
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Answered on Apr 08th, 2017 at 2:36 AM
"Small claims" generally refer to the jurisdictional limits of courts. For instance, with some exceptions, the jurisdicational limits for General Sessions Courts in Tennessee is $25,000. This means, that the court can award up to $25,000 in damages. If you are wanting damages of more than $25,000 then you have to file suit in either Circuit or Chancery Court.
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