Proposed Rule Amendments: September 29, 2017

Notice of Proposed Rule Amendments by the Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, Office of Court Services, Indiana Judges Association, and Probate Committee of the Judicial Conference of Indiana 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:

Administrative Rule 8

This amendment adds a new case type, "JQ," for use when requesting a protection order for a child.

 Administrative Rule 8

Trial Rule 86(Q)

This amendment requires that requests for civil protection orders, workplace restraining orders, and child protection orders must be filed through the dedicated Protection Order Registry E-Filing Service Provider. It also provides that service of process in such cases shall be accomplished by the clerk, a Sheriff, a court official, or other person appointed by a court.

 Trial Rule 86(Q)

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The committee accepted comments on these proposed rules through October 29, 2017. The comment period is now closed.