Jennings County Courts and Clerk
If you have questions about a case or about serving jury duty in the Jennings County courts, or you would like to get a copy of a document from Jennings County, such as a marriage certificate, divorce decree, child support order or other judgment, you must contact the Jennings County Clerk's office or the court directly using the contact information listed below.
Local Court Contact Information
Email addresses for the Clerk and the Courts are typically not published to this website. If the Clerk or Courts do not publish email addresses to their official website(s) (linked below, if available), then email is not an appropriate way to contact these offices with questions or requests.
Location & Contact Info
Mary Dorsett Kilgore, Clerk
PO BOX 385 (mailing address)
Vernon, IN 47282
(The Clerk's Office is located in the Jennings County Courthouse)
Fax: (812) 352-3076
Hon. Jonathan W. Webster, Judge
PO BOX 386 (mailing address)
Vernon, IN 47282-0386
Pho: (812) 352-3082
Fax: (812) 352-3085
Hon. Gary L. Smith, Judge
24 North Pike Street
Vernon, IN 47282-0490
Pho: (812) 352-3087
Fax: (812) 352-3090
District 21 Rules
This county is in Judicial District 21. For information about district leadership, rules or governance plans, see Judical District 21.
Local Rules and Other Documents
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.
- Local Rules Posted 06.16.16 | Effective 06.15.16
This county has proposed changes to their local rules for their Caseload Allocation Plan following guidelines established by the Indiana Supreme Court. Comments to the proposed local rules may be made in writing, beginning on September 11, 2017, and will close October 11, 2017. Comments may be made by following the instructions outlined in the document. Supreme Court approval is required.
- Proposed Local Rules-Caseload Allocation Plan Posted 09.12.17 | Effective 10.16.17
Courts in this county that use the Odyssey Case Management System are approved to post court records to the internet according to Indiana Supreme Court Order 94S00-0712-MS-567 dated December 5, 2007.
This page contains basic information about the courts and clerk in this county. This page has been created for your convenience and does not serve as the official webpage for the county, courts, or clerk listed herein. Because personnel changes can happen frequently, the contents of this page may be out of date, though every effort has been made to keep the content current. Report errors on this page to the Indiana Courts webmaster.