What Court handles landlord-tenant disputes?

Unless appealed, typically small claims and matters concerning rental property are handled by the Chesterfield General District Court. The General District Court is completely separate from Circuit Court and has its own Clerk and Clerk’s Office.  The General District Court has forms to use by which most actions can be initiated.

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Chesterfield General District Court Clerk’s Office

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Public service hours:  8 AM – 4 PM Monday through Friday, excluding holidays

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