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12-1335. Jurisdiction of trial; docketing of action

A. When the assessed value of the property does not exceed two hundred dollars, the writ shall be returned to a justice of the peace for trial. When the assessed value is more than two hundred dollars the claim and bond shall be returned for trial to the superior court having jurisdiction of the claim.

B. When the claim and bond are returned, the clerk of the court or justice of the peace shall docket them in the name of the plaintiff in the writ as plaintiff, and the claimant of the property as defendant.