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Sun July 6, 2014

Small Claims Courts In Concord, Plymouth To Go Paperless

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The New Hampshire Judicial Branch will begin pilot programs to push small claims courts toward going paperless.  Officials say small claims courts in Concord and Plymouth will switch to electronic filing and processing July 30.  The goal is to have all 32 small claims courts statewide go paperless by the end of the year.  Judicial officials say more than 13,000 new small claims actions were filed in 2013 and nearly 9,000 were reopened.  Small claims are filed in cases involving damages or debts of $7,500 or less. That sum will increase to $10,000 next year.  The project has been in the works for 2-1/2 years and is part of the larger New Hampshire e-Court project.