The most you can ask for in a small claims case is $3,500.
Small claims cases in Mississippi are heard in the Justice Court.
For information on Mississippi's statute of limitation periods for claims related to written contracts, oral contracts, injuries, and property damage, see Nolo's 50-state Statutes of Limitations chart.
You are allowed to have an attorney represent you in small claims court in Mississippi.
Eviction cases are allowed in small claims court in Mississippi.
In Mississippi, either party may demand a jury trial.
For more information about Mississippi small claims court, see www.mssc.state.ms.us/trialcourts/justicecourt/justicecourt.html.
Nolo's Small Claims Court area has many helpful related articles. For more detailed help with filing a case, using the best strategy in court, and collecting your money if you win, see Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court, by Attorney Ralph Warner (Nolo).
Updated: October 1, 2015