Case Filing

It is MANDATORY for attorneys to e-file all new cases.

Clerk's Responsibilities

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 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 Clerk Filing Fees (2017).

Case Types

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

Case Numbering

View the Case Numbering System (PDF) information.