Administration of Justice Bulletin #2005/07

2005 Legislation Affecting Small Claims Actions and Other Non-Criminal Functions of Magistrates

Tuesday, November 1, 2005

The 2005 General Assembly enacted a number of bills affecting small claims and miscellaneous duties of magistrates, some of which made significant changes in certain summary ejectment actions. This bulletin will discuss those changes. Another bulletin by John Rubin discusses criminal law changes. Copies of individual bills may be printed from the General Assembly’s web site,

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