The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following litigation related legislation. IndyBar members can request that the Legislative Committee track specific legislation by contacting committee chair Lawren Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SB168 SMALL CLAIMS COURTS. (ZAKAS J) Increases the small claims jurisdictional amount to $10,000 in counties having a superior court small claims docket.
SB414 RECOVERY OF LITIGATION EXPENSES. (KOCH E) Requires a court to award reasonable litigation expenses to the prevailing party in a civil action brought against that party by a governmental entity if the court finds that the civil action was brought by the governmental entity without substantial justification.