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Notice of Proposed Rule Amendments by the Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure for Public Comment  

To the Bench, Bar and Public:

Pursuant to Ind. Trial Rule 80, the Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has posted the following:

1 In Forma Pauperis in Appeals

This amendment to Appellate Rule 40 creates two new forms for motions to proceed in forma pauperis

2 Change of Judge in Small Claims

This amendment adds Small Claims Rule 12.1, time to file change of judge.

3 Alternative Dispute Resolution

This amendment adds a variety of changes to the ADR Rules. 

4 Definition of "Signature"

This amendment defines the terms "signature" and "signed" in Trial Rule 83.

5 CLE Exemptions for Judges and Attorneys in the Military

This amendment provides exemptions to CLE requirements for attorneys and judges on active duty or deployed outside of the United States. 

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The Committee accepted public comment on these proposed rule amendments through Monday, April 11. The comment period is now closed.