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Statute Number:61-2703
Chapter Title:PROCEDURE, CIVIL, FOR LIMITED ACTIONS
Article Title:SMALL CLAIMS PROCEDURE
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Definitions.
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61-2703. Definitions. As used in this act:
(a) "Small claim" means a claim for the recovery of money or personal property, where the amount claimed or the value of the property sought does not exceed $4,000, exclusive of interest, costs and any damages awarded pursuant to K.S.A. 60-2610 and amendments thereto. In actions of replevin, the verified petition fixing the value of the property shall be determinative of the value of the property for jurisdictional purposes. A small claim shall not include:
(1) An assigned claim;
(2) a claim based on an obligation or indebtedness allegedly owed to a person other than the person filing the claim, where the person filing the claim is not a full-time employee or officer of the person to whom the obligation or indebtedness is allegedly owed; or
(3) a claim obtained through subrogation.
(b) "Person" means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, fiduciary, joint venture, society, organization or other association of persons.
History: L. 1973, ch. 239, 3; L. 1979, ch. 187, 1;L. 1986, ch. 223, 2; L. 1986, ch. 222, 1; L. 1986, ch. 224, 1;L. 1994, ch. 273, 19;L. 1999, ch. 145, 1;L. 2004, ch. 176, 5; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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