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Clerk of the Appellate Courts
200 W. Washington St.
216 State House
Indianapolis, IN 46204
As the second-highest court in Indiana, the Court of Appeals hears appeals from the state’s trial courts. The Court does not preside over trials and must accept all appeals sent to it, with the exception of:
As a result, the 15 members of the Court issue approximately 2,500 written opinions each year. A decision of the Court of Appeals of Indiana is final unless granted further review by the Indiana Supreme Court. Learn more »
Four appellate court judges are up for retention on Election Day in November. Voters will decide "yes" or "no" on whether to retain each appellate judge. A website has been designed by the Supreme Court's Division of State Court Administration as a way for voters to learn about the judges. The website can be found at courts.in.gov/retention.