The purpose of the Small Claims Court  commissioned by the Honourable Chief Judge of Lagos State on Monday, 23rd April, 2018 is to provide easy access to an informal, inexpensive and speedy resolution of debt recovery disputes in the Magistrate Courts, of claims not exceeding the sum of N5,000,000 (Five Million Naira). The entire period of proceedings from filing of the claim till judgment is not to exceed 60 days.