Service of Summons-Orders Per Defendant:
A. Service: By Sheriff or Certified Mail: Original and two (2) copies of thesummons. All papers served that are signed by the Judge two (2) copies.Any motions or other pleadings served with summons and orders one (1)copy.B. Attorney's or Pro se File: one (1) copy.
C. Courts file: Original of all pleadings (you may want to check with each court tosee how many copies of Motions and Orders that they require)
D. Appearance Form: one (1) copy.Miscellaneous Information:
An Initiating Party Appearance form is required for any new filing. A casewill not be filed if one is not included. Original and one (1) copy. Please Note:
A. All pleadings must be on 8 ½ x 11-inch paper.
B. Be prepared to pay a filing fee. Click here to review filing fees by case type. There is $10.00 for eachadditional named defendant.C. If Sheriff service; a fee payable to the County Sheriff of $13.00 per case.D. A self addressed stamped envelope for return copies. If one is notsupplied, your copies will not be returned.E. Please send the correct number of copies.The party filing must inform the file clerks of the following before the case is filed(see sections 1, 2 and 3 below). If the case was in another county, then the petitionneeds to be filed in that county. If the case is in Marion County, you must providethe cause number.