Indiana Judicial Center > Committees > Juvenile Benchbook Juvenile Benchbook

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.

Members

Mag. Sally E. Berish
Boone Circuit Court
Lebanon

Mag. Thomas P. Boyer
Allen Superior Court
Fort Wayne

Mag. Diana J. Burleson
Marion Superior Court
Indianapolis

Hon. Kirk D. Carpenter
DeKalb Circuit Court
Auburn

Hon. John T. Evans
Harrison Circuit Court
Corydon

Mag. Nancy L. Gettinger, Chair
LaPorte Circuit Court
LaPorte

Hon. Faith A. Graham
Tippecanoe Superior Court No. 3
Lafayette

Mag. Daniel W. Kelly
Vigo Circuit Court
Terre Haute

Hon. Dana J. Kenworthy
Grant Superior Court #2
Marion

Mag. Heather M. Mollo
Bartholomew Circuit Court
Columbus

Mag. Todd L. Ruetz
Hamilton Circuit Court
Noblesville

Hon. Harry A. Siamas
Montgomery Circuit Court
Crawfordsville

Hon. Thomas P. Stefaniak, Jr.
Lake Superior Court
Crown Point

Staff Contact

Anne Jordan, Staff Attorney
Indiana Judicial Center
30 S. Meridian St., Ste 900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-1313
(317) 233-3367 [fax]
anne.jordan@courts.in.gov