Q: What is the minimum amount of a lawsuit in Georgia to transfer a case from county Court to State Court for jury trial?
If you are in Magistrate Court as a defendant in a dispossessory action, the action can be transferred on a counterclaim for more than $15,000.
If you are beginning nondispossessory civil action and want to transfer it from Magistrate Court, you can file an amended claim or counterclaim if the value is above $15,000.
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