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Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court

Two videos designed to inform you of your rights and responsibilities in small claims court proceedings: one for Marion County specifically, and one for courts throughout Indiana. Small claims cases are a special type of civil case in which the amount the plaintiff wishes to recover is $6,000 or less.

Jury Orientation Video: "Indiana Jury Service: Duty, Privilege, Honor"

This video was produced in accordance with Jury Rule 11 to provide prospective jurors with an orientation prior to the selection process to aid in understanding their role in the legal system. This video gives an overview of the jury system in Indiana, including the importance of jury service, the jury selection process, the key people involved in a trial, what to expect during the trial, and a discussion of jury deliberations.

Real Dialog. Real Answers. Alternative Dispute Resolution

This video explains the process of Alternative Dispute Resolution (sometimes known as Mediation) to settle court cases in Indiana. Mediation is often an appropriate choice in settling family-related cases.

Family Matters: Choosing to Represent Yourself in Court

"Family Matters: Choosing to Represent Yourself in Court" is a guide for self-represented (pro se) litigants developed by the Indiana Supreme Court. This video will help you understand the importance of seeking legal advice when you must go to court and your responsibilities and the procedures you must follow if you choose to represent yourself.

Get Help Get Hope 2010: Mortgage Foreclosure Assistance

Encouraging troubled Hoosier borrowers facing foreclosure to take advantage of the right to a settlement conference, the Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network and Indiana Supreme Court have partnered to create a program explaining the settlement conference process, and how to seek help if facing foreclosure. Learn more about mortgage foreclosure settlement conferences at http://www.877gethope.org.

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