Indiana Judicial Center > Committees > Juvenile Benchbook Juvenile Benchbook

Purpose

The Juvenile Benchbook Committee is made up of judges and magistrates with juvenile jurisdiction. The Committee writes and edits two benchbooks covering four distinct topics: Child in Need of Services ("CHINS"), Paternity, Termination of the Parent Child Relationship (TPR), and Delinquency.

Members

Mag. Sally E. Berish
Boone Circuit Court
Lebanon

Mag. Diana J. Burleson
Marion Superior Court
Indianapolis

Hon. Kirk D. Carpenter, Chair
DeKalb Circuit Court
Auburn

Hon. John T. Evans
Harrison Circuit Court
Corydon

Hon. Faith A. Graham
Tippecanoe Superior Court No. 3
Lafayette

Hon. Kelsey Hanlon
Owen Circuit Court 2
Spencer

Mag. Daniel W. Kelly
Vigo Circuit Court
Terre Haute

Hon. Karen Love
Hendricks Superior Court #3
Danville

Mag. Kaarin Lueck
Wayne Superior Court No. 3
Richmond

Mag. Graham Polando
St. Joseph Probate Court
South Bend

Mag. Todd L. Ruetz
Hamilton Circuit Court
Noblesville

Hon. Harry A. Siamas
Montgomery Circuit Court
Crawfordsville

Hon. Thomas P. Stefaniak, Jr.
Lake Superior Court
Crown Point

Staff Contact

Anne Jordan, Staff Attorney
Indiana Judicial Center
30 S. Meridian St., Ste 900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-1313
(317) 233-3367 [fax]
anne.jordan@courts.in.gov

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