Indiana Supreme Court
Office of Judicial Administration
State House, Room 314
200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Chief Administrative Officer
This website is for judicial officers and other court personnel who would like more information about the structure and functions of the Mortgage Foreclosure Trial Court Assistance Project, as well as instructions on requesting assistance for current or proposed trial court settlement conference programs.
Learn about best practices, access forms, get answers to questions, and find foreclosure mediation specialists.
Get statewide data on settlement conferences and learn more about the Mortgage Foreclosure Task Force.
A list of registered Indiana foreclosure mediators.
Visit our guide to mortgage foreclosure settlement conferences created for borrowers, attorneys, and housing counselors.
Court's Notice On Right To Request Settlement Conference (Microsoft Word) - updated 12/1/15
Pursuant to I.C. 32-30-10.5-8(d), Indiana trial courts have been required since June 30, 2011 to send a notice informing eligible mortgage foreclosure debtors* of their right to request and participate in a settlement conference. This notice must provide the debtor with information on how and when to request a settlement conference with the court.
*This notice is not required in situations in which the mortgage is secured by property that is not the debtor's primary residence or if the debtor has defaulted on a previous foreclosure prevention agreement or recently declared bankruptcy.
Pre-Suit Notice (for Creditor Attorneys) (PDF) - updated and effective 12/1/15
The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) has prescribed the attached language for the pre-suit notice required under Indiana Code 32-30-10.5-8(a). A Spanish version is available online at ihcda.in.gov.
Mortgage Foreclosure Best Practices (PDF)
In October 2010, the Division of State Court Administration (now the Indiana Office of Court Services) convened a task force composed of representatives from the Office of the Attorney General, trial court judges, lenders’ counsel, debtors’ counsel, academics, and MFTCAP facilitators to draft a list of “best practices” to assist trial courts in handling mortgage foreclosure cases. Per the Supreme Court's October 2011 Order in 94S00-1101-MS-3, these Best Practices are periodically updated and amended by the Task Force.
Video - Get Help Get Hope 2010: Mortgage Foreclosure Help
Encouraging troubled Hoosier borrowers facing foreclosure to take advantage of the right to a settlement conference and how to seek help if facing foreclosure
Settlement Conference Loss Mitigation Package Checklist (for Borrowers) (PDF)
This is a list of documents your lender may require you to produce in order to evaluate you for various foreclosure-prevention programs. Although this list is intended to be comprehensive, your lender may request additional documents. This list will be periodically updated as lender requirements change. See the following section on our Help for Borrowers page for samples of the documents requested on this checklist. What Items Do I Need?
Sample Summons (for Creditor Attorneys) (PDF)
The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) has prescribed the attached language for the notice required under Indiana Code 32-30-10.5-8(c), to be included on the first page of the summons served on the debtor in a foreclosure action filed after June 30, 2011. This Summons is to be directed only to the maker of a promissory note.