Courts in Indiana
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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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22, Sep 2014 - U.S. appeals court upholds Indiana's right-to-work law
By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The validity of an Indiana state law that bars companies from requiring workers to join a union and pay union dues was affirmed on Tuesday by a U.S. The Indiana law does not violate the U.S. A local division of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which represents roughly 4,000 workers in northwest Indiana, had sued over the Indiana Right to ...
22, Sep 2014 - States Adopt Opposite Stances in Marriage Petitions to Supreme Court
In trying to appeal to the Supreme Court justices, attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana disagree on what constitutes a strength or a weakness in their cases. read more
22, Sep 2014 - Dog-training program at Indiana County prison gives prisoners chance to give back
Behind the razor-wire fences and the cold stone walls of the state prison at Pine Grove, the unlikeliest of alliances is taking root between eight ...
22, Sep 2014 - English, IN The Attorney Who Doesn’t Like Socks – And The Court Order he Faced
Todd Glickfield is a feisty, successful attorney from Marion Indiana. One issue that was before the Court recently however was not recorded in the brief: he wasn’t wearing socks and the Judge ordered him to. Glickfield, as is his way when he believes in an issue, resisted.
22, Sep 2014 - Indiana, Wisconsin ask Supreme Court to make final decision on same-sex marriage confrontation
INDIANAPOLIS — Attorneys general for Wisconsin and Indiana each tried to convince the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday that his state's gay marriage case should be the one to decide the contentious issue for the country.
22, Sep 2014 - Lake, IN Utah man who killed his girlfriend may have killed again
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - A former Utah man who admitted to killing his girlfriend may have done it again. He was just arrested in Indiana for what appears to be gruesome murder. It's possible he should have been locked up before the crime ever happened.
22, Sep 2014 - Orange, IN ‘Inmates with talent’ reality film takes competition behind bars
Putnamville, IN (WXIN) — Indiana inmates are showcasing their talent on a reality film. Inmates with Talent is currently in post-production. The reality film was shot at an Indiana medium security prison and is narrated by celebrity Ice-T. “This project finds those that want to change and gives them that act,” explains Ice-T in the […]
22, Sep 2014 - Judge restores part of Indiana gay marriage suit
A federal judge has reinstated four same-sex couples' claim that Indiana's refusal to recognize out-of-state gay marriages is unconstitutional.
22, Sep 2014 - Judge restores part of state gay marriage suit
A federal judge has reinstated four same-sex couples' claim against Indiana Gov. Mike Pence over the state's refusal to recognize gay marriages performed out of state.
22, Sep 2014 - States urge Supreme Court to take up gay marriage - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.
22, Sep 2014 - County judge uses Clark County inmate to move furniture
A Southern Indiana judge is under fire after a Clark County inmate was used to move furniture from the judge's rental property.
22, Sep 2014 - Seventh Circuit Hears Indiana, Wisconsin Marriage Equality Cases
Although the Seventh Circuit is comprised of seven Republicans and three Democrats, the three-judge panel randomly chosen to hear the Indiana and Wisconsin marriage equality cases leans Democrat.
22, Sep 2014 - Lake, IN Former Utah parolee arrested in Indiana for similar crime
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - A former Utah man -- convicted of a teen murder and out of jail on parole -- is now facing new murder charges in Indiana.
21, Sep 2014 - Fort Wayne, IN Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case
The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling. Each case deals with whether statewide gay marriage bans violate the Constitution.
21, Sep 2014 - Wisconsin wants court's gay marriage ruling stayed
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is asking a federal appeals court to stay a ruling that Indiana and Wisconsin's gay marriage bans were unconstitutional.
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