As of July 1, 2016, attorneys are required to electronically file all subsequent, non-case-initiating documents in the appellate courts. The Notice of Appeal is still conventionally filed.
See the e-filing website and the e-filing user guide for more information.
The Clerk of the Indiana Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Tax Court accepts filings at the following location:
216 State House
200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Hours and Holidays.
The Clerk's office is open 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on State holidays. View a list of State holidays.
Documents are considered filed, for timeliness purposes, when they are electronically filed using an approved e-filing service provider; deposited in the U.S. mail, postage prepaid and properly addressed to the Clerk's Office; when they are deposited with any third-party commercial carrier for delivery to the Clerk within three calendar days, costs prepaid and properly addressed; or when they are delivered personally to the Clerk's Office.
During regular business hours, in-person filings occur in Room 216 of the State House.
Those wishing to file papers after hours may do so by using an approved e-filing service provider or, if permitted by rule, by depositing them in the Rotunda Filing Drop Box, located inside the State House's second-floor east entrance vestibule. Directions for use of the Rotunda Filing Drop Box are located at the box itself. See App. R. 23(A).
If your filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, then your filing is due on the first business day thereafter. See App. R. 25.
Formatting of filed documents.
Please refer to the Indiana Rules of Appellate Procedure for specific formatting instructions.
All documents filed with the Clerk are public records unless they are excluded from public access via Administrative Rule 9.
Upon filing the Notice of Appeal with the Clerk, see App.R. 9(E), the appellant must pay a filing fee of $250 to the Clerk of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Tax Court. Upon the filing of a Petition to Transfer a case to the Supreme Court, or upon a filing for review of a Tax Court case by the Supreme Court, the petitioner must pay a fee of $125. See App.R. 56(B). The filing fee for Tax Court cases is $120.00.
The Clerk of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Tax Court charges the following fees for its miscellaneous services:
|$1.00||Copies, per page (letter or legal size)|
|$2.00||Faxes, per page (letter or legal size)|
|$3.00||Certificate of Good Standing|
|$5.00||Replacement of Attorney Card|
|$20.00||Returned Check Fee|
|$150.00||CD containing Roll of Attorneys database|
|$5.00||E-mail of documents under twenty pages|
|$10.00||E-mail of documents twenty to fifty pages (Documents over fifty pages cannot be sent via e-mail.)|
|$20.00||CD containing documents under fifty pages|
|$30.00||CD containing documents fifty to eighty pages|
|$40.00||CD containing documents eighty to 120 pages|
|$50.00||CD containing documents over 120 pages
Requests for CDs containing documents over 400 pages or from multiple cases will be subject to additional charges to be determined in the Clerk's discretion.
The Clerk's Office charges an additional fee of $1.00 per document to certify the document.
For payments by credit card that are not related to attorney annual fees, there is a 2.25% convenience fee.
Payments must be received by the Clerk before copies will be provided. In addition, the Clerk is authorized to require payment in advance for applicable postage charges when documents are sent via U.S. mail or private carrier.