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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF _______________________ COUNTY, KANSAS SMALL CLAIMS PROCEDURE ________________________________________________________________________ ______ PLAINTIFF (Name, Address, and Telephone Number) vs. ________________________________________________________________________ ______ DEFENDANT (Name, Address, and Telephone Number) Case No.__________________PETITION Pursuant to Chap. 61 of K.S.A. TO PLAINTIFF: Read instructions on page two of this form. Set forth a short and plain statement of claim below.Plaintiff, having read the instructions on the bottom of the petition, asserts the following claim against the above nameddefendant(s): ________________________________________________________________________ ______ ________________________________________________________________________ ______ ________________________________________________________________________ ______ ________________________________________________________________________ ______ ________________________________________________________________________ ______ ________________________________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________ Based on the claim stated above, judgment is demanded against defendant (s) as follows: (check one ofthe applicable provisions)  Payment of $____________, plus interest, costs and any other damag es awarded under K.S.A.60-2610.  Recovery of the following described personal property, plus costs- estimated value of property$_______________. (Not to exceed $1,800.00) The plaintiff, hereby swears that, to the best of his/her knowledge and belief, the above claim assertedagainst the defendant(s) (including the estimate of value of any prop erty sought to be recovered) is ajust and true statement, exclusive of any valid claim or defense which d efendant(s) may have. Subscribed and sworn to before me on _____________, 20____. r Request for Service by _______________ County Sheriffs Department _________________________ Plaintiffs Signature <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2PERSONAL ____________ OR CERTIFIED MAIL ______ ______________________________ Judge - Clerk - Deputy - NotaryPETITION PAGE 2 The trial on this matter is set for ____________________________________ ______, 20______,at ______:______ A.M., at _______________________ COUNTY DISTRICT COURT at ____________________________________________________________________________ _____TO THE SHERIFF: The summons must be served and your return of service made promptly in a ny event, your return is dueno later than ____three _____five days before the date stated in the summons for the defendant toappear. ===================================================================== INSTRUCTIONS TO PLAINTIFF1. State the claim you have against the defendant(s) in the space pro vided on the petition form, Be clear and concise. 2. Your total claim against defendant may not exceed $1,800.00 not incl uding interest, costs and any damages awarded under K.S.A. 60-2610. If you are seeking the recove ry of personal property, the value of that property shall be based on your estimat e of its value under oath.3. You must be present in person at the hearing in order to avoid defau lt judgment against you on any claim defendant(s) may have which arises out of the transaction or occurrence which is thesubject of your claim against the defendant(s).4. You must make demand for judgment in the spaces provided on the peti tion form.5. Neither you nor the defendant(s) are permitted to appear with an a ttorney at the hearing.6. You may not file more than ten (10) small claims under the small c laims procedure act in this court during any calendar year. 7. After completing the petition form, you must subscribe to the oath.