If you have questions about a case or about serving jury duty in the St. Joseph County courts, or you would like to get a copy of a document from St. Joseph County, such as a marriage certificate, divorce decree, child support order or other judgment, you must contact the St. Joseph County Clerk's office or the court directly using the contact information listed below.
This county is in Judicial District 4. For information about district leadership, rules or governance plans, see Judical District 4.
All Indiana counties are required to have local court rules, some of which must be approved by the Indiana Supreme Court (See Indiana Trial Rule 81 for more information). View Orders Amending Local Rules.
This county has proposed changes to their local rules following guidelines established by the Indiana Supreme Court. Comments to the proposed local rules may be made in writing until July 3, 2015. Comments may be made by following the instructions outlined in the document. Supreme Court approval is required for the amended caseload allocation plan.
This county has proposed changes to their local rules regarding method of service, distribution of copies, trial settings, late settlement and special judges following guidelines established by the Indiana Supreme Court. Comments to the proposed local rules will be received beginning on June 3, 2016 through July 5, 2016. Supreme Court approval is not required.
Courts in this county that use the Odyssey Case Management System are approved to post court records to the internet according to Indiana Supreme Court Order 94S00-0712-MS-567 dated December 5, 2007.
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