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,
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