Protection Orders can now be filed online at the website found here.  The online application can be filled out at any time on any day and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.  Please note that an online application filed outside of normal business hours will not be addressed by the Court until its next business day.


If you wish to fill out a Protection Order form in person, you may visit the Clerk's office located on the first floor at the Allen Superior Court Small Claims Division (1 W. Superior St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802).


No court filing fees are required for Protection Orders that involve domestic/family violence, harassment, sexual assault, or stalking.


Petitions may be filed in person Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM.  

Hearings on completed forms are heard Monday through Friday between the following times:

8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

1:00 PM - 3:15 PM


For additional information, please contact the Allen Superior Court's Protective Order Hotline at (260) 449-3683.  Protection Order forms are also available on the Indiana Supreme Court's website found here.

Christopher M. Nancarrow

Christopher M. Nancarrow
Clerk of Courts

Contact Info

Allen County Courthouse
715 S. Calhoun Street
Rm. 200A
Fort Wayne, IN 46802


Ph. (260) 449-7245

Fax (260) 449-7658

Hours of Operation
M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

2020 Court Holiday Calendar