Attorneys will have 15 extra days to file a petition to transfer to the Indiana Supreme Court next year, thanks to an appellate rule amendment adopted Monday.
The Indiana Supreme Court has approved a series of amendments to multiple state rules, but one that did not make the cut was an amendment that would have required attorneys to include their cellphone numbers on appearance filings.
A clerical revision was made to amended local rules for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana that will take effect July 1.
The proposed amended rules for the Marion County Small Claims Courts have been publicly posted as part of the transition to becoming courts of record beginning July 1. Comments on the proposed rules will be accepted until June 29.
On July 1, the small claims courts in Indiana’s most populous county are going to become courts of record. Like the small claims courts in the state’s 91 other counties, Marion County’s proceedings will be recorded and any appeals will go straight to the Indiana Court of Appeals.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has adopted two rule amendments that place additional requirements on district courts to ensure case dockets are complete and available upon the 7th Circuit’s request.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to multiple local rules. Comments on amendments to Local Rules 7-1, 10-1, 40-1 and 76-1 and Local Criminal Rules 8-1 and 49.1-2 are due by May 29.
With other federal rules having been rewritten over the last several years to make them simpler, more understandable and easier to use, the U.S. Courts Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules is now considering whether to do the same for the federal rules of bankruptcy procedure.
A series of proposed rule amendments would expand the use of electronic filing in appellate cases and strengthen the right to a jury trial for some misdemeanor offenses, among other proposed changes to Indiana trial and appellate rules.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana has amended language governing the payment of filing fees to the court, a change prompted by recent concerns about attorneys using clients’ filing fee payments for other purposes.
The Indiana Southern District Court will implement new rules relating to Social Security appeals and indigent defense fee agreements when two amendments take effect on Jan. 1.
The Indiana Northern District Bankruptcy Court has amended two of its local rules relating to costs and pre-trial procedures.
Indiana’s Northern District Bankruptcy Court is seeking public comment on a proposed addition to a local rule.
The Indiana Supreme Court has added more court records to the list of those that must be excluded from public access in an order amending state administrative rules.
As the push for mandatory electronic filing continues in Indiana, the Indiana Supreme Court has established new rules on how to handle original wills when an estate case is opened electronically.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana is seeking public comments on a proposed change to one of its local rules.
The Indiana Supreme Court and other statewide judicial entities are seeking feedback from members of the bench, bar and public on proposed amendments to various court rules.