The County Court has jurisdiction over civil actions in which the matter in controversy does not exceed the sum of $30,000.00. Claims of more than $8,000.00 but less than $30,000.00 are categorized as county civil actions.
Cases filed pursuant to the Florida Rules of Summary Procedure are categorized as summary claims, formerly known as small claims and are mostly heard by the County Court. This includes landlord / tenant disputes.
A function of the Guardianship division of the Sumter County Clerk's Office is to audit and monitor the guardianship files active in Sumter County. We will do our very best to assist the public in any way that we can.
This also covers Injunction for Protection: Vulnerable Adults