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A run on general district court (access required)

Change in limit didn’t prompt wave of filings, but protective order law did

General district court judges and clerks anticipated a run on their courts after the 2011 General Assembly passed several measures opening up access to their courts. One new law, raising the jurisdictional limit to $25,000, left court personnel expecting a flurry of new filings, with personal injury attorneys taking the fast track through district court on ...