Interactive Forms: Small Claims

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Interactive court forms for Small Claims cases are now available for free to low income individuals. If you are looking for Small Claims forms you can print out and complete by hand, you can visit Kentucky’s Court of Justice website for those printable forms.

Please check the list below to make sure you qualify to use the interactive forms currently available:

  • You are at least 18 years old.
  • You have not filed 25 claims this year
  • The dollar amount in your claim is $2,500 or less.

If any of the statements above are false, check with your local Legal Aid office or contact Kentucky Lawyer Referral (502-583-1801) for additional information about how to proceed.

Small Claims Complaint

The information you will need for the interactive forms to complete the initial small claims filing is:

  • Full legal names of plaintiff and defendant.
  • Mailing address and phone number of plaintiff(s) and defendant(s).
  • If the defendant is a business: the full name, mailing address, and phone number of the registered agent for a corporation; managing partner for a partnership; or person legally authorized by a legal association to accept service.
  • If the defendant(s) is/are individuals or sole proprietors, you need the following information, if applicable: their full name; present address and phone number. Note: Online address and phone number look-up tools are available in the interview.
  • If you are seeking a judgment for money: amount of claim; month and year the claim arose; basis for your claim.

Before you get started, it is strongly recommended that you check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Click here to create your Small Claims Complaint

Don't Forget: You must also file a Summons along with your complaint. Click here to create your Summons.

NOTE: You must have Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer to use the interactive forms. Download it for free here.

If you don’t have all of the required information, you can still use the interactive forms to fill in the information you do have. If you set up a free and confidential user name and password for the interactive forms, you can start your form, save your answers, and finish completing the interactive forms when you have the remaining needed information.

Small Claims Counterclaim

The information you will need for the interactive forms to complete a small claims counterclaim filing is:

  • Full legal names of plaintiff and defendant.
  • The case number of the original Small Claims Complaint filed against you.
  • Mailing address and phone number of plaintiff(s) and defendant(s).
  • If you are seeking a judgment for money: amount of counterclaim; month and year the claim arose; basis for your counterclaim.

Click here to create your Counterclaim



Reviewed November 2008