Judges and magistrates

S.E.A. 126, P.L. 156 Effective: July 1, 2019 Allows the judges of the Jefferson County circuit and superior courts to jointly appoint a magistrate to serve the Jefferson County courts. Adds a fourth judge to the superior court of Kosciusko County. Allows the judges … [Read more...]

Office of Judicial Administration

S.E.A. 238, P.L. 161 Effective: §§1-45, 47-124 effective July 1, 2018; §46 effective March 21, 2018 Changes all references to the division of State Court Administration and the Judicial Center to the Office of Judicial Administration. Changes all references to … [Read more...]

Kosciusko County superior court

For amend and vote only, the House Ways and Means Committee heard SB 126, sponsored by Rep. Wolkins and Rep. Klinker, on adding a fourth judge to the Kosciusko County superior court. The bill was amended to add magistrates in Putnam, Scott, and Jefferson counties. … [Read more...]

Putnam County magistrate

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 14 sponsored by Rep. Baird allowing the Putnam County judges to appoint a Putnam County magistrate.  The bill was amended to allow for the appointment of a magistrate for both Jefferson and Scott counties. Putnam … [Read more...]

Office of Judicial Administration

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 238 on the Office of Judicial Administration, authored by Sen. Bray. The bill does the following: changes all references to the Division of State Court Administration and the Judicial Center to the Office of Judicial … [Read more...]

Putnam County magistrate

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard SB 14 authored by Sen. Bray on a Putnam County magistrate recommitted upon passage by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill allows the judges of the Putnam Circuit and Superior Courts to jointly appoint one full-time … [Read more...]

Putnam County magistrate

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 14 on allowing the judges of the Putnam circuit and superior courts to appoint a Putnam County magistrate, authored by Sen. Bray. Putnam County Judges Denny Bridges and Matt Headley testified in support of the bill.  The bill … [Read more...]