If you have questions about a case or about serving jury duty in the Lake County courts, or you would like to get a copy of a document from Lake County, such as a marriage certificate, divorce decree, child support order or other judgment, you must contact the Lake County Clerk's office or the court directly using the contact information listed below.
Note: The courthouse in Gary, Indiana is currently closed as a result of electrical issues. Click the link below for details on courtroom changes.
This county is in Judicial District 1. For information about district leadership, rules or governance plans, see Judical District 1.
All Indiana counties are required to have local court rules, some of which must be approved by the Indiana Supreme Court (See Indiana Trial Rule 81 for more information). View Orders Amending Local Rules.
This county has proposed changes to their local rules following guidelines established by the Indiana Supreme Court. Comments to the proposed local rules may be made in writing until July 19, 2014. Comments may be made by following the instructions outlined in the document. Supreme Court approval is required for the amendments to the rules on caseload allocation and special judge appointments. The effective date for the amended rule on Electronic Filing will be August 1, 2014; and, the effective date for the amended rules on Appointment of Special Judge and Caseload Allocation will be January 1, 2015.
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