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 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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12, Oct 2014 - Indiana State Police Trooper sued after asking motorist whether she accepted Jesus as her savior
An Indiana State Police Trooper is being sued by a woman who claims he pulled her over for an alleged traffic violation and then proceeded to ask her about her faith.
12, Oct 2014 - Jasper, IN 2 avoid prison in southern Indiana bar fight death
JASPER, Ind. (AP) — Two men have avoided going to prison after pleading guilty to charges in the death of a southern Indiana man following a bar fight.
12, Oct 2014 - Miami, IN Prison inmate charged in 2 Indianapolis double homicides
INDIANAPOLIS - Police say they've served an Indiana prison inmate with four murder warrants stemming from two double homicides in Indianapolis earlier this year.
12, Oct 2014 - Wabash, IN Man accused of murdering inmate in Ind. prison
A southwestern-Indiana prison has launched a murder investigation after officials said an inmate stabbed another to death.
12, Oct 2014 - Indianapolis, IN Marion County judicial election system ruled unconstitutional
A federal judge in Indianapolis has ruled that the statute outlining how Marion Superior judges are elected is unconstitutional. Because a stay has been issued, the ruling will not impact next month’s election.
12, Oct 2014 - Tippecanoe, IN Purdue shooter gets 65 years in Wisconsin man's homicide
An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom was sentenced Friday to the maximum 65 years in prison after telling a judge he lied about being mentally ill.
12, Oct 2014 - Tippecanoe, IN Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers
Journal & Courier, Lafayette. Sept. 29, 2014. Purdue murder and stiffer sentences Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Pat Harrington got everything the law allowed in the sentencing of Cody Cousins, a former Purdue University student who murdered fellow senior Andrew Boldt in an Electrical Engineering Building classroom in January. ...
12, Oct 2014 - Marion, IN Prison inmate charged in 2 Indy double homicides
Police say they've served an Indiana prison inmate with four murder warrants stemming from two double homicides in Indianapolis earlier this year.
12, Oct 2014 - Jeffersonville, IN Animal rights group wants vegan diet for Indiana man accused of cannibalism
By Steve Bittenbender Louisville Ky. (Reuters) - An animal-rights group wants an Indiana man accused of murdering his former girlfriend and eating part of her body to receive a vegan diet while he is in custody, saying it could help protect jail staff, a spokesman said on Monday. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter last week to Clark County, Indiana, Acting Sheriff Brian ...
12, Oct 2014 - White, IN Indiana woman sentenced in son's bathtub death
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- An Indiana woman must spend one to two years in prison followed by five years' probation in the death of her 13-month-old son, who drowned while he was bathing unattended with two toddler siblings. Twenty-seven-year-old Tonya Thomas, of White Township, was sentenced by an Indiana County judge on Monday. ...
12, Oct 2014 - Tippecanoe, IN “I killed Andrew Boldt because I wanted to:” Cody Cousins shocks court during sentencing
TIPPECANOE CO., Indiana (WITI) — A Purdue University student who admitted to stabbing and shooting a classmate in January received the maximum sentence Friday, September 19th — 65 years in prison. Cody Cousins pleaded guilty to killing Andrew Boldt at Purdue’s Electrical Engineering Building. During the sentencing, Boldt’s parents spoke. The father said he and his […]
12, Oct 2014 - Marion, IN Court to prolific litigant: Enough's enough
Gersh Zavodnik poses in a room in his home, Tuesday, May 14, 2013, that is full of files from the vast number of lawsuits he has filed. / Kelly Wilkinson, The Indianapolis Star
12, Oct 2014 - Wayne, IN Fmr. minister gets 15 for child exploitation
A former youth ministry leader in northeastern Indiana who pleaded guilty to charges he encouraged adolescent boys to send him sexually explicit photos has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
12, Oct 2014 - Tippecanoe, IN Purdue shooter gets 65 years
LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom was sentenced Friday to the maximum 65 years in prison after
12, Oct 2014 - Scott, IN Scott County man sentenced to 50 years in 2009 slaying
A southern Indiana man who pleaded guilty to a 2009 murder is sentenced to 50 years in prison on Monday.
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