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Juvenile Benchbook Committee

Purpose | Documents | Members | Staff Contact

Purpose

The Juvenile Benchbook Committee is made up of judges and magistrates with juvenile jurisdiction. The Committee writes and edits two benchbooks covering four distinct topics: Child in Need of Services ("CHINS"), Paternity, Termination of the Parent Child Relationship (TPR), and Delinquency.


Documents

Minutes

2021
2020
2019

Members

Mag. Rosanne Ang
Marion Superior Court
Indianapolis

Mag. Michael Bohn
Johnson Circuit Court
Franklin

Ref. Anah Gouty
Lawrence Circuit Court
Bedford

Mag. Matthew B. Gruett
Lake Superior Court
Crown Point

Comm. Amanda Guzman
Tippecanoe Superior Court
Lafayette

Mag. Sherry A. Hartzler
Allen Superior Court
Fort Wayne

Mag. Peter Haughan
Marion Superior Court
Indianapolis

Hon. Kenton Kiracofe, Chair
Wells Circuit Court
Bluffton

Hon. Stephen Kitts
Cass Circuit Court
Logansport

Hon. Bruce A. MacTavish
Jackson Superior Court #2
Brownstown

Mag. Daniel G. Pappas
Allen Superior Court
Fort Wayne

Hon. R. Scott Sirk
Hancock Superior Court #1
Greenfield

Mag. Tricia Thompson
Tippecanoe Superior Court
Lafayette

Hon. Mary Welker
Pulaski Circuit Court
Winamac

Mag. Amanda Yonally
Delaware Circuit Court #2
Muncie


Staff Contacts

Mindy Pickett, Staff Attorney
Indiana Office of Court Services
317-232-1313
melinda.pickett@courts.in.gov