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Indiana's highest court is the Indiana Supreme Court, which handles appeals, including felonies, torts, real property, probate, civil, and family matters. Under the Supreme Court are Indiana's Courts of Appeals and Tax Courts. Indiana's Superior Courts and Circuit Courts both handle handle small claims, torts, contracts, domestic relations, probate/estate cases, as well as some civil appeals. Indiana's 47 city courts handle torts and contracts valued up to $3,000, as well as small claims, misdemeanor, and traffic cases. Indiana's 28 town courts handle misdemeanors and traffic violations. A few counties have separate probate and small claims courts.

Indiana provides a number of online databases at http://www.in.gov/judiciary/cases/. Here you can find information regarding Indiana appellate, and trial court cases. You can also read former appellate and Supreme Court decisions, and can also find information regarding current protection orders. If you're seeking court records in Indiana, you should start at this website. However, if you need copies of the actual Indiana court documents, it's best to contact the individual court where the records are held. Most Indiana court records are available to the public, but each court has its own policy as far as how to obtain copies.
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27, Jan 2015 - Orange, IN Ind. man pleads guilty in meth shootings
A southern Indiana man faces a sentence of 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder and other charges in connection with the drug-related shooting near Paoli that left two men dead and another injured.
27, Jan 2015 - Marion, IN Indiana inmate killed in prison-yard stabbing
An Indiana inmate is dead after a stabbing at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility the day after Christmas, officials said.
27, Jan 2015 - Inmate accused of running drug ring from Ohio prison; 13 indicted
CLEVELAND- Three people were indicted in a drug ring operated out of Ohio prisons. The 30-count indictment was unsealed on Monday and accuses Fernando Auces, 50, of controlling a multi-state drug operation while he was an inmate of the Allen Correctional Institute in Lima. According to the indictment, heroin from Indiana and Texas was sold […]
27, Jan 2015 - Court upholds $5 million cap in Indiana stage collapse case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Misso
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the constitutionality of the state's $5 million cap on liability damages Wednesday in a case brought by a 13-year-old Ohio girl who was hurt when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair.
27, Jan 2015 - Trapped: river otters
The state’s proposal to trap this once nearly extinct species by Lori Lovely In December an administrative law judge heard comments during a public hearing about the Indiana Natural Resources Commission’s proposed rule change to allow trapping of river otters. The irony of the proposal is that the indigenous North America river otter was officially considered extinct in this state in 1942, due ...
27, Jan 2015 - AG’s Office Captures Violent Indiana Fugitive
An Indiana fugitive wanted for numerous violent offenses was captured in Baton Rouge late Friday by the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit (FAU), announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.
27, Jan 2015 - Orange, IN S. Ind. man pleads guilty in Paoli meth shootings
A southern Indiana man faces a sentence of 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder and other charges in connection with the drug-related shooting near Paoli that left two men dead and another injured.
27, Jan 2015 - Orange, IN S. Indiana man gets 100 years for meth-related shootings
A southern Indiana man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder and other charges in connection with the drug-related shooting near Paoli that left two men dead and another injured.
27, Jan 2015 - Indiana teen sentenced to 20 years for throat slashing
An Indiana judge has sentenced an 18-year-old Evansville woman to 20 years in prison for cutting a man's throat with a box cutter.
27, Jan 2015 - Indiana woman sentenced to 30 months in prison for biting an officer
A 43-year-old New Castle woman is sentenced to 30-months in prison for biting a police officer.Angela Riley plead guilty to battery against an officer in exchange for five other charges to be dropped.She was arrested back in September after biting a cop on the lower calf.The judge also plans to put Riley in an intensive treatment program while in prison.
27, Jan 2015 - Marion, IN Inmate dies from stabbing at Southwest Indiana prison
Authorities say an inmate has died after being stabbed several times at a southwestern Indiana prison.
27, Jan 2015 - Orange, IN S. Ind. man gets 100 years for meth shootings
A southern Indiana man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder and other charges in connection with the drug-related shooting near Paoli that left two men dead and another injured.
27, Jan 2015 - Judge to consider if sheriff violated murder case gag order
A northwestern Indiana judge will consider allegations Lake County's sheriff violated a gag order imposed in the case of a man suspected of killing seven women.
27, Jan 2015 - Orange, IN So. Indiana man pleads guilty in Paoli meth shootings
A southern Indiana man faces a sentence of 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder and other charges in connection with the drug-related shooting near Paoli that left two men dead and another injured.  
26, Jan 2015 - Porter, IN Couple seeks lower payments after stealing more than $150,000 from blind, elderly woman
A northern Indiana couple who avoided prison time by agreeing to pay back more than $150,000 they stole from a blind, elderly woman in their care now say they can't afford those payments.
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