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Posted on: Jul 7, 2020

Center Township: Centertownshipsmallclaims@gmail.com
Implemented barriers in the office, face masks, gloves, wipes and hand sanitizer. For specific operations questions, please contact the Center Township Small Claims Court.

Wayne Township: (317) 241-9573
Operating 8:30 - 4:30 M-F. Open for all filings except for what is currently prohibited (Evictions,attachments etc)

Lawrence Township: clerks@lawtwp.org
Operating 8:30 – 4:30 M-F. 
Monday - Trials (morning), 41E Docket (afternoon)
Tuesday -  Trials (morning), Debt Collection Docket / Trials (afternoon)
Wednesday - Landlord Tenant Calendar(morning), Debt Collection Docket (afternoon)
Thursday - Unrepresented LL/T and General Claims (morning), Trials(afternoon)
Friday -Emergency Hearings if necessary.

Open for all filings, payments and pick up.  We are doing no in person hearings unless absolutely necessary. All trials being done by remote access and can provide those that don't access to a computer in one of our conference rooms when needed.

Warren Township: Warren.smallclaims@indy.gov
The Warren Township Small Claims Court is open for filing Monday-Friday, and we are having hearings by WebEx Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8:30 A.M. and 1:00 P.M.

Pike Township: Piketownshipcourt@yahoo.com
We are open 8:30-4:30 M-F for all services with limited contact with the staff. We will work our way back to in-court hearings. 

Decatur Township: (317) 241-2854
Open M-F from 8:30 to 4:30 for filing new cases, proceeding supplementals, payments and answering questions.  No filing of possessions (except for emergency possessions) or other restricted items.

Franklin Township: (317) 784-1751
Operating Monday-Friday 8/30-4/30. Accepting all filings. July 6 open for in person calendar. We are prepared and in compliance with all orders and social distancing policy.

Washington Township: Washingtontownship.smallclaims@gmail.com
Washington Township is operating the regular court calendar by remote operation and have been since April 20, 2020.

Court administration is conducted remotely. The court has never closed and has been accessible by phone, email, FAX or mail at regular hours. The public service window will open July 6, 2020 for regular hours between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM each weekday.   
There are no limits on what the court is doing with two exceptions: (1) the court will not proceed with non-emergency eviction cases until July 6, 2020; and (2) the court will not conduct an in-person hearing unless there is no other reasonable alternative.

Perry Township: Perrytownshipcourt@protonmail.com
Perry Township Court is open M-F 8:30am-4:30pm. Open for regular operations.


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