Case Filing

Clerk's Office


The Clerk’s office is responsible for filing new civil and criminal cases for Circuit, Superior and Probate Court and entering all orders pertaining to those cases.

Please call the court clerk’s office in which the action is filed. All cases filed with St. Joseph County are randomly assigned to the Court and Judge.

Questions Regarding a Filed Case


Search for information about a filed case.

County Clerk Fees


View the most recent court Filing Fees and Costs (PDF).

Case Types


View a list of the various Case Types (PDF).

Case Numbering


View the Case Numbering System (PDF) information.