Current and proposed local rules are published by county. Choose a county from the list below or the map at right to view that county's local rules.
On December 13, 2004, the Indiana Supreme Court Division of State Court Administration issued, and the Indiana Supreme Court approved, standards for the preparation of local court rules pursuant to Indiana Trial Rule 81. These standards, which include a schedule and format for preparation of local rules, took effect January 1, 2005, and all existing local rules must be compliant with these standards by January 1, 2007. The standards were first amended March 4, 2005, then amended November 30, 2005, and amended again March 1, 2010.
On December 27, 2005, the Indiana Supreme Court Division of State Court Administration issued, and the Indiana Supreme Court approved, standards for the submission of caseload allocation plans pursuant to Administrative Rule 1(E). These standards were first amended on February 1, 2011.
|Schedule for All Local Court Rules (Third Amended Schedule)||02.23.2010|
|Schedule for Submission of Caseload Plans Pursuant to Administrative Rule 1(E) (Second Amended Schedule)||02.22.2017|
|Appendix A: Request Form for Approval of Local Rules||12.27.2005|
|SAMPLE: Notice of Proposed New Rule or Amendments to Local Court Rules||06.08.2009|
|SAMPLE: Notice of Proposed Local Rule Amendment and Finding Good Cause to Deviate from Established Schedule||06.08.2009|
Questions regarding local rules or the standards governing their preparation should be directed to Jim Maguire at the Division of State Court Administration (james.maguire@courts.IN.gov).