The Hancock County Courthouse will be closed between 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Attorney Information

The Clerk's office is here to assist in any way possible.  On this page, we hope to provide information that will be helpful to you as you prepare items to file with the Clerk's office.

The filing fee schedule may change July 1 of each year in accordance with legislative changes.  We have condensed this schedule to a one page document for your convenience.  The fee schedule may be accessed by selecting the following link:  2017 Fee Schedule

Effective March 6, 2017 Hancock County is now an e-file county.  Please file new cases electronically using the service provider of your choice.  In addition, effective May 5, 2017 all subsequent filings will be mandatory.

To learn more about electronic filing or to get help; please see the State's website


New cases are assigned a court by random draw.  Circuit Court and Superior Court I handle Civil, Probate, Juvenile, and Felony Criminal cases.  Superior Court II handles Small Claims, Traffic Infractions, Criminal Misdemeanor, and some D Felony cases.  For a more specific detail of how Criminal cases are assigned, you may refer to the Hancock County Local Rules on the Indiana Judiciary site.

For local rules please follow this link:


                               Hancock County Bar Association


Community Alert

Holiday Schedule


  • Tax Deadline

    Taxes are always due May 10th and November 12th, unless this date falls on a holiday or weekend, then the deadline will be the next business day.

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Upcoming Events

Drainage Board Meeting
February 06, 2020 8:00 am

Drainage Board Meeting
March 05, 2020 8:00 am

Drainage Board Meeting
April 02, 2020 8:00 am

Drainage Board Meeting
May 07, 2020 8:00 am

Drainage Board Meeting
June 04, 2020 8:00 am

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