Coronavirus update: Supreme Court says 26 counties’ courts approved for emergency ops

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The Indiana Lawyer on 3/18/2020 by IL Staff

Updated 9:50 a.m. Friday, March 20 Go to the original article for the latest

The Indiana Supreme Court has approved nearly three-quarters of Indiana trial court petitions to operate under emergency plans in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. About 70 of the state’s 92 counties have been approved to curtail operations per court orders issued through Friday morning.

The Supreme Court also has established a webpage with public information about which county courts are approved for emergency operations.

The page which is being updated as orders are approved for each county, shows counties in which the Supreme Court has issued orders on Administrative Rule 17 petitions. Courts granted emergency operating authorization as of Thursday afternoon include:

· Adams Circuit and Superior Courts

· Allen Circuit and Superior Courts

· Bartholomew Circuit and Superior Courts

· Boone Circuit and Superior Courts

· Brown Circuit Court

· Carroll Circuit and Superior Courts

· Clark Circuit Court

· Clay Circuit and Superior Courts

· Clinton Circuit and Superior Courts

· Dearborn Circuit and Superior Courts

· DeKalb Circuit and Superior Courts

· Delaware Circuit and Superior Courts and Muncie City Court

· Dubois Circuit and Superior Courts

· Elkhart Circuit and Superior Courts

· Floyd Circuit and Superior Courts

· Fountain, Parke, Vermillion and Warren Circuit Courts

· Franklin Circuit Courts

· Fulton Circuit and Superior Courts

· Gibson Circuit and Superior Courts

· Greene Circuit and Superior Courts

· Hamilton Circuit and Superior Courts

· Hancock Circuit and Superior Courts

· Harrison Circuit and Superior Courts

· Hendricks Circuit and Superior Courts

· Henry Circuit and Superior Courts

· Howard Circuit and Superior Courts

· Huntington Circuit and Superior Courts

· Jackson Circuit and Superior Courts

· Jasper Circuit and Superior Courts

· Jefferson Circuit and Superior Courts

· Jennings Circuit and Superior Courts

· Johnson Circuit and Superior Courts

· LaGrange Circuit and Superior Courts

· Lake Circuit and Superior Courts

· LaPorte Circuit and Superior Courts

· Lawrence Circuit and Superior Courts

· Madison Circuit and City/Town Courts

· Marion Circuit and Superior Courts and Marion Small Claims Court

· Marshall Circuit and Superior Courts

· Martin Circuit Court

· Miami Circuit and Superior Courts

· Monroe Circuit Court

· Morgan Circuit and Superior Courts

· Newton Circuit and Superior Courts

· Ohio Circuit Court

· Owen Circuit Court

· Parke Circuit Court

· Pulaski Circuit and Superior Courts

· St. Joseph Circuit and Superior Courts

· Scott Circuit and Superior Courts

· Shelby Circuit and Superior Courts

· Spencer Circuit Court

· Starke Circuit Courts

· Sullivan Circuit and Superior Courts

· Switzerland Circuit Court

· Tippecanoe Circuit and Superior Courts

· Tipton Circuit Court

· Vanderburgh Circuit and Superior Courts

· Vermillion Circuit Court

· Vigo Circuit and Superior Courts and Terre Haute City Court

· Wabash Circuit and Superior Courts

· Warren Circuit and Superior Courts

· Warrick Circuit and Superior Courts

· Washington Circuit and Superior Courts

· Wayne Circuit and Superior Courts

· Wells Circuit and Superior Courts

· White Circuit and Superior Courts

· Whitley Circuit and Superior Courts

The Supreme Court notes on its webpage that because of the volume of AR 17 petitions, administrative orders may not be issued the same day a petition is filed. However, any relief granted by the court will be effective as of the date of the petition’s filing.

 

This story is being regularly updated with the latest law-related responses to COVID-19.