pdfE-FILING IN ALLEN COUNTY COURTS - INFORMATION FOR ATTORNEYS (1/6/2017)

pdfELECTRONIC NOTICES (1/6/2017)

pdfE-FILING APPEARANCE FORM FOR ATTORNEYS - ALLEN COUNTY

pdfAPPEARANCE FORM FOR SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS

pdfE-FILING PROCESS TO PROBATE WILLS (1/18/2017)

pdfORDER FROM THE IN SUPREME COURT - REMOTE ACCESS TO FILES (2-7-2017)

pdfCASE TYPE - QUICK REFERENCE SHEET (2/9/2017)

 

Allen County Courts began with voluntary E-Filing on February 6, 2017.  On April 7, 2017 it will be mandatory for attorney to e-file all subsequent filings.  In the months leading up to this transition, attorneys and litigants should prepare by reviewing the information on the State's E-filing website found here.  A notice regarding this transition is found here.

 

WEEKLY E-FILING UPDATES:

pdfE-FILING UPDATES FOR THE WEEK OF 2/13/17

pdfE-FILING UPDATES FOR THE WEEK OF 2/20/17

 

There are new filing procedures for certain Civil, Criminal and Family cases. Litigants no longer need to retrieve case files from the Clerk's office in order to file documents for certain case types.

-Civil Case Notice found here

-Criminal Case Notice found here

-Family Case Notice found here

 

 On January 1, 2017 a new procedure will apply to Service of Process by Sheriff.  The Notice regarding this change is found here.

        Effective July 1, 2015

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE CHANGES

Click here for a summary of changes that are effective July 1, 2015.  Notable changes include revisions to processing certified/registered mail, Sheriff's service fees, and expungements.

 

 

Effective July 1, 2014

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE CHANGES

Click here for a summary of changes that are effective July 1, 2014.  These changes concern mailing costs for filings, Juvenile Paternity (JP) cases, expungements, quiet titles, and the criminal code revision.

  

REVISIONS TO THE CRIMINAL CODE

Major revisions to the criminal code were passed during Indiana's 2013 Legislative Session.  Notable changes include the reclassification of felonies from four levels to six levels and penalty revisions for certain crimes.  Additional information concerning the legislative history and associated documents may be found here.

 

 

Effective July 1, 2013

NEW EXPUNGEMENT LAW

Due to the complexity of this new law and the severe consequences for any mistakes made by the petitioner in the process, it is highly recommended that an attorney is consulted before proceeding with an expungement petition.  The most recent version of this law may be found under Ind. Code 35-38-9.

 

 

  

Commissioners

Contact Info

Citizens Square, Suite 410
200 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

260-449-7555 Phone
260-449-7568 Fax
260-449-7671 PIO

Hours:
M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

commissioner@co.allen.in.us