- OR -

Courts > Forms & Court Rules > Local Rules Local Rules

View Local Court Rules

Current and proposed local rules are published by county. Choose a county from the list below or the map at right to view that county's local rules.

Map of Indiana Bartholomew County (3) - County Seat: ColumbusRipley County (69) - County Seat: VersaillesJennings County (40) - County Seat: VernonJackson County (36) - County Seat: BrownstownFayette County (21) - County Seat: ConnersvilleHenry County (33) - County Seat: New CastleHancock County (30) - County Seat: GreenfieldHoward County (34) - County Seat: KokomoMiami County (52) - County Seat: PeruCass County (9) - County Seat: Logansport Clinton County (12) - County Seat: FrankfortCarroll County (8) - County Seat: DelphiWhite County (91) - County Seat: MonticelloMorgan County (55) - County Seat: MartinsvilleHendricks County (32) - County Seat: DanvillePutnam County (67) - County Seat: GreencastleOwen County (60) - County Seat: SpencerDecatur County (16) - County Seat: GreensburgClay County (11) -  County Seat: BrazilParke County (61) - County Seat: RockvilleFountain County (23) - County Seat: CovingtonMonroe County (53) - County Seat: BloomingtonLawrence County (47) - County Seat: Bedford Martin County (51) - County Seat: ShoalsDaviess County (14) - County Seat: WashingtonWashington County (88) -  County Seat: SalemScott County (72) - County Seat: ScottsburgJefferson County (39) - County Seat: Madison Clark County (10) - County Seat: JeffersonvilleHarrison County (31) - County Seat: Corydon Floyd County (22) - County Seat: New AlbanyCrawford County (13) - County Seat: English Dubois County (19) - County Seat: JasperPike County (63) - County Seat: PetersburgPerry County (62) - County Seat: Tell CityWayne County (89) - County Seat: RichmondUnion County (81) - County Seat: LibertyDearborn County (15) - County Seat: LawrenceburgOhio County (58) - County Seat: Rising SunSwitzerland County (78) - County Seat: VevayWells County (90) - County Seat: Gibson County (26) - County Seat: PrincetonKnox County (42) - County Seat: VincennesVigo County (84) - County Seat: Terre HauteVermillion County (83) - County Seat: NewportWarren County (86) - County Seat: WilliamsportFulton County (25) - County Seat: RochesterWhitley County (92) - County Seat: Columbia CityKosciusko County (43) - County Seat: WarsawStarke County (75) - County Seat: KnoxJasper County (37) - County Seat: RensselaerSt. Joseph County (71) - County Seat: South BendLaPorte County (46) - County Seat: Michigan City Porter County (64) - County Seat: Valparaiso Lake County (45) - County Seat: Crown PointNewton County (56) - County Seat: KentlandOrange County (59) - County Seat: PaoliGreene County (28) - County Seat: BloomfieldFranklin County (24) - County Seat: Brookville Brown County (7) - County Seat: NashvilleRush County (70) - County Seat: RushvilleShelby County (73) - County Seat: ShelbyvilleJohnson County (41) - County Seat: FranklinWabash County (85) - County Seat: WabashHuntington County (35) - County Seat: HuntingtonMadison County (48) - County Seat: AndersonDelaware County (18) - County Seat: MuncieRandolph County (68) - County Seat: WinchesterJay County (38) - County Seat: PortlandBlackford County (5) - County Seat: Hartford CityGrant County (27) - County Seat: GrantPulaski County (66) - County Seat: WinamacTipton County (80) - County Seat: TiptonBoone County (6) - County Seat: LebanonMontgomery County (54) - County Seat: CrawfordsvilleTippecanoe County (79) - County Seat: LafayetteBenton County (4) - County Seat: Fowler  Marshall County (50) - County Seat: PlymouthAllen County (2) - County Seat: Fort Wayne DeKalb County (17) - County Seat: AuburnNoble County (57) - County Seat: AlbionElkhart County (20) - County Seat: GoshenSteuben County (76) - County Seat: AngolaLaGrange County (44) - County Seat: LaGrangeAdams County (1) - County Seat: Decatur Spencer County (74) - County Seat: RockportWarrick County (87) - County Seat: BoonvilleVanderburgh County (82) - County Seat: EvansvillePosey County (65) - County Seat: Mount VernonSullivan County (77) - County Seat: SullivanHamilton County (29) - County Seat: NoblesvilleMarion County (49) - County Seat: Indianapolis

Local Rules Standards

On December 13, 2004, the Indiana Supreme Court Division of State Court Administration issued, and the Indiana Supreme Court approved, standards for the preparation of local court rules pursuant to Indiana Trial Rule 81. These standards, which include a schedule and format for preparation of local rules, took effect January 1, 2005, and all existing local rules must be compliant with these standards by January 1, 2007. The standards were first amended March 4, 2005, then amended November 30, 2005, and amended again March 1, 2010.

On December 27, 2005, the Indiana Supreme Court Division of State Court Administration issued, and the Indiana Supreme Court approved, standards for the submission of caseload allocation plans pursuant to Administrative Rule 1(E). These standards were first amended on February 1, 2011.

Document Date Published
Schedule for All Local Court Rules (Third Amended Schedule) 02.23.2010
Schedule for Submission of Caseload Plans Pursuant to Administrative Rule 1(E) (First Amended Schedule) 02.01.2011
Appendix A: Request Form for Approval of Local Rules 12.27.2005
SAMPLE: Notice of Proposed New Rule or Amendments to Local Court Rules 06.08.2009
SAMPLE: Notice of Proposed Local Rule Amendment and Finding Good Cause to Deviate from Established Schedule 06.08.2009

Primer for Developing Caseload Allocation Plan

Primer for Developing Electronic Filing Pilot Project

Orders Approving Local Court Rules

Questions regarding local rules or the standards governing their preparation should be directed to Jim Maguire at the Division of State Court Administration (james.maguire@courts.IN.gov).