Civil Debts

Civil Debts

Service Description

A case involving a civil debt below P40 000.00 is tried in the Magistrate’s Court. The plaintiff can issue summons at any Court nearest to their place of abode/residence.

How do I obtain this service?

Approach the Clerk of Court’s office or civil registry and obtain the summons and the forms.

How do I apply for the service?

Fill in the forms and attach any relevant supporting documents. Submit the registration form. Serve a copy on the Defendant personally or through the Deputy Sheriff and file the return of service (proof of service).

Cost involved in obtaining the service.

P60.00 Court fees; and Deputy Sheriff’s fees as indicated on return of service or advised.

Where can I get more information?

Any Magistrates Court.

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