Courts and family law matters

H.E.A. 1313, P.L. 162 Effective: July 1, 2020 [relevant sections] Provides that a magistrate has the same powers as a judge, except the power of judicial mandate. Repeals certain sections that enumerate the powers for magistrates. Repeals the judicial technology … [Read more...]

Court matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 1313 on court matters.  The bill is sponsored by Sen. Koch and provides the following: That a magistrate has the same powers as a judge, except the power of judicial mandate. Repeals certain sections that enumerate the … [Read more...]

Court matters

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1313 concerning court matters authored by Rep. J. Young.  The bill amends the magistrate statutes to provide magistrates have the same powers as judges, except judicial mandate, sunsets the judicial technology … [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...]

Marion County township courts

S.E.A. 523, P.L. 170-2015 Effective: 1-4, 7-8, 13, 15 effective July 1, 2015; §§5-6, 9-12, 14, 16-17 effective May 5, 2015 Makes the township small claims courts in Marion County courts of record as of July 1, 2018. Permits a part-time small claims court to become a … [Read more...]

Marion County small claims

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 523, sponsored by Rep. Frizzell and Rep. Behning, on Marion County small claims courts. This bill was amended to: make the small claims courts in Marion County courts of record after July 1, 2018; make small … [Read more...]

Marion County Small Claims

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 523, Sen. R. Michael Young’s bill to make changes to the Marion County Small Claims courts, sponsored by Rep. Frizzell. Sen. Young explained that decisions by the Indiana Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court … [Read more...]