District Court Clerk's Office will be CLOSED on the following dates
in observance of the upcoming holidays:
Tuesday, December 24, 2013;
Wednesday, December 25, 2013; and
New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Amendments to Local Rules - The court hereby gives public notice
that the proposed amendments to the Local Rules for the Southern
District of Indiana (as outlined in the attached Notice) have been
adopted and will take effect December 1, 2013.
Notice of Increase to Certain Fees on the District Court
Miscellaneous Fee Schedule - The fee for filing an appeal will
increase from $455 to $505, and the Retrieval of Record from Storage
Facility will increase from $53 to $64, effective December 1,
Judge Position Press Release - The Judicial Council of the
Seventh Circuit is now seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge
position for the United States District Court for the Southern
District of Indiana.
Amendments - Please click this link for the amendments that take
effect December 1, 2013.
Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Bankruptcy
Procedure - Comments are due February 15, 2014.
Warning Seeking Money is Scam - A computer virus that
locks up personal computers, and then issues a demand for money from
the Department of Justice and the U.S. Courts, is a scam and has no
link to the courts or other federal agencies.
of Fee Increase for Filing a Civil Case - The fee for filing a
civil case will increase from $350 to $400, effective May 1, 2013.
Electronic Civil Case Opening
allows ECF-registered attorneys to file new civil cases electronically
via CM/ECF. Training is required and available at the
Indianapolis and Evansville courthouses or via online training
Requirements for Attorney Change of Information:
attorney whose name, mailing address, telephone number, fax number or e-mail
address (primary and/or secondary) has changed must notify the clerk’s office
within 30 days of such change (see L.R. 5-3(c)(1).) Please follow the
to complete and/or file a
Notice of Change of Attorney Information
Public Notice to Customers Presenting Checks
Public Notice - Beverage
Prohibition in Courthouses - Effective March 1, 2012, all
liquids and beverages are prohibited from being brought into any
federal courthouse in the Southern District of Indiana. See
link for the full policy.
- A number of calls have been received from individuals indicating they received an
email that appears to be a
grand jury subpoena issued by the U.S. District Court, Southern
District of California. The email was sent from a USCOURTS.COM
address. This email is NOT a valid communication from a
federal court and may contain harmful links. If you receive
this email, please do not click on any links or download any
information relating to it.
Jury Scams - A number of individuals have reported that they
have received phones calls by
a caller claiming to be an officer of the court and that a warrant has
been or will be issued for failure to report for jury duty. In attempt to
verify information, some callers ask for a Social Security number,
date of birth, other personal information, or even a credit card to pay
a fine for failure to report for jury duty. If you receive
such a call, please hang up the phone. Court personnel will not
ask you for this type of personal information over the phone.