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Indianapolis Courthouses

Last updated: September 30, 2013

Indianapolis, it’s the capital of Indiana and the 13th largest city in the United States. Known as the “Crossroads of America” for its numerous intersecting highways, this is a sports-minded town, home to the Colts, the Pacers, NCAA basketball, and the Indianapolis 500.

If you are a “Hoosier” with a court case in Marion County, you know there are several courthouses servicing the metropolitan area. If you have a criminal, civil, family law, juvenile, or probate matter, it’s likely in Circuit, Superior Court, or Small Claims division of Marion County.                                                                                                       

Here we’ve highlighted several key court systems you’ll most likely encounter: the Indiana Supreme Court, the 2nd District Court of Appeals, the Marion County Circuit and Superior Courts, the Indiana Tax Court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana.