Judge Gerald B Coleman is the judge of the Wayne Township Division of the Marion County Small Claims Court. The court provides a means of resolving disputes utilizing the informal simplified procedures of the Small Claims court. Most cases involving less than $6000.00 can be heard without the parties going through the complicated process of litigation in a court of record.
Constable Bill Newman is the constable of the Wayne Township Division of the Marion County Small Claims Court. The constable is making local government work for all of us by improved public safety for all Wayne Township residents with timely serving of warrants, professional and accurate completion of law enforcement duties, increased transparency to make government more accessible to local residents and common-sense reforms that result in better service for taxpayers.
What kind of claims may be filed in Small Claims Court?
Real Estate Claims: Landlord, tenant disputes for real estate property located in Wayne Township.
Civil Claims: Civil suits for claims that a party is unlawfully withholding personal property. Civil claims may not exceed $6,000.
What is needed to file?
All claims: Name and Address for all parties, reason for lawsuit, $86.00 filing fee.
The following forms can be downloaded, filled out and printed before arriving at the Trustee’s court office.
Summone Claim Notice – This is the Summons Claim Notice
Real Estate Possession Claim Notice – This is the Real Estate Possession Claim Notice