The Act amends the general provisions regarding magistrate courts. The Act raises monetary jurisdiction of civil claims in magistrate courts to an amount demanded or value of property claimed from $5000 to $15,000.
Georgia State University Law Review
"COURTS Magistrate Courts: Provide for the Monetary Jurisdiction of Civil Claims in Magistrate Court to Be Set at $15,000,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 16
, Article 31.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol16/iss1/31