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Small Claims Forms



For more information on filing a Small Claims case, click HERE.

Small Claims Process Flowchart

The Clerk's Self Help Center offers affordable legal services with limited attorney consultations to pro se or self-represented litigants (i.e. people who do not plan to have an attorney represent them in court).

To purchase form packets, please contact the Clerk's Self Help Center at (727) 464-5150 or by email Selfhelpclw@pinellascounty.org


For your convenience, we have grouped the forms by 'packet' type. Click the link below to access these forms.

Auto Accident Forms
Return of Property Forms
LandLord/Tenant Forms

To Download Adobe Acrobat Reader: CLICK HERE.

All Other Small Claims Forms:

  1. INFORMATION SHEET FOR SMALL CLAIMS
  2. INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR FILING SMALL CLAIMS
  3. STATEMENT OF CLAIM
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  4. STATEMENT OF CLAIM FOR RETURN OF STOLEN PROPERTY (from a pawn shop)
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  5. STATEMENT OF CLAIM IN REPLEVIN under 538.08 Stolen Goods from a Second-hand dealer
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  6. STATEMENT OF CLAIM IN REPLEVIN under 538.24 Stolen Regulated Metals Property
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  7. STATEMENT OF CLAIM IN REPLEVIN
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  8. STATEMENT OF CLAIM - AUTO ACCIDENT
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  9. STATEMENT OF CLAIM - LANDLORD/TENANT - UNPAID RENT
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  10. STATEMENT OF CLAIM - LANDLORD/TENANT - SECURITY DEPOSIT REFUND
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  11. STATEMENT OF CLAIM - LANDLORD/TENANT - DAMAGES TO PREMISES AND UNPAID RENT
    This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records.
  12. STATEMENT OF COUNTER CLAIM
    This statement of counter claim form does not require service on the other party. A mail copy is accepted.
  13. THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT
    This form must be served. A defendant against another party not originally brought into the case uses this form. Provide copies for all parties.
  14. STATEMENT OF CROSS CLAIM
  15. AUTHORIZATION OF CORPORATE OFFICER
  16. MOTION
  17. REQUEST FOR SERVICE
    This form is used when service was unsuccessful and a new pre-trial is requested.
  18. SUBPOENA
    This witness Subpoena must be served and is only used after a pre-trial hearing.
  19. PRAECIPE FOR SUBPOENA
    This Praecipe (request) for Subpoena form can be used when requesting the clerk to issue your subpoena, but is not required.
  20. SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM FOR DEPOSITION
  21. AFFIDAVIT
    This form must be notorized. The dollar amount entered on this form can not exceed the dollar amount on the original stipulation.
  22. SWORN STATEMENT OF COURT COSTS AND/OR INTEREST
    This form is provided along with the affidavit when seeking interest.
  23. MOTION FOR RECORDATION OF JUDGMENT AS LIEN
  24. EX PARTE MOTION FOR HEARING IN AID OF EXECUTION
    This form must be served: Service fee to be provided at time of filing.
  25. NOTICE OF VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL
  26. MOTION TO SET ASIDE DISMISSAL FOR FAILURE TO PROSECUTE AND REINSTATE CASE/RESET PRE-TRIAL
  27. MOTION TO SET ASIDE DEFAULT JUDGEMENT AND DEFAULT JUDGEMENT AND AFFIDAVIT OF MERITORIOUS DEFENSE
  28. FACT INFORMATION SHEET FOR INDIVIDUALS
  29. FACT INFORMATION SHEET FOR BUSINESSES
  30. PREJUDGMENT WRIT OF GARNISHMENT
    This form requires an order from the court before the clerk can issue it. This form must be served.
  31. MOTION FOR GARNISHMENT
    This form is used after a final judgement has been entered.
  32. WRIT OF GARNISHMENT
    This form must be served.
  33. MOTION FOR CONTINUING WRIT OF GARNISHMENT
  34. CONTINUING WRIT OF GARNISHMENT ORDER
    This form must be served.
  35. INSTRUCTIONS TO GARNISHEE (Employer) - NONSUPPORT PAYMENTS*
    Includes Answer of Garnishee and Garnishment Accounting Sheet.
  36. GARNISHMENT ACCOUNTING SHEET
  37. CLAIM OF EXEMPTION AND REQUEST FOR HEARING - PURSUANT TO F.S. 77.041
  38. NOTICE TO DEFENDANT OF RIGHT AGAINST GARNISHMENT OF WAGES, MONEY, AND OTHER PROPERTY PURSUANT TO F.S. 77.041
  39. WRIT OF EXECUTION
  40. SATISFACTION

Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller
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