Limitations on Claim Amounts
All civil actions are subject to mandatory arbitration of each claim is exclusively for money damages in an amount exceeding $10,000, but not exceeding $50,000, exclusive of interest and costs.
Possible Reasons for Eligibility
Cases are assigned to the arbitration calendar in 3 ways:
At the time of filing a complaint if the complaint is within the dollar amounts listed above
If a jury demand is made in a small claims action
If a case is transferred from another division (Chancery, Law Magistrate, Law) after it has been determined that the amounts in controversy are within the jurisdictional limits of the arbitration program