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Marion County Clerk's Office

Suite W122, 200 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Office Hours: 8AM to 4:30PM (M-F)
(317) 327- 4740 | Fax: (317) 327- 3893 | Email

The Clerk's Office accepts payments until  4:30PM in the City-County Building, and accepts bond payments 24 hours per day at the Arrestee Processing Center.

Holiday Hours

The Marion County Clerk's Office will be closed Wednesday November 25 at NOON in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We will re-open for normal business hours on Monday November 30.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Office Changes & Updates in 2015

Court Costs and Fees by Case Type

Effective May 6, 2015, the $50 Mortgage Foreclosure Counseling and Education Fee is reinstated on cases filed to foreclose on a mortgage. The filing fee on a Mortgage Foreclosure suit, therefore, is $241.

Effective June 1, 2015, traffic violations will be processed by the Clerk's Office. Traffic violations staff will become Clerk's Office employees.

Effective June 1, 2015, the Clerk's Office will accept and process all bond payments at the Arrestee Processing Center (APC).

Effective July 1, 2015, the jurisdictional limit for damages in Small Claims Court cases will increase to $8,000 from $6,000.

Effective July 1, 2015, the Sheriff Service Fee increases from $13 to $25.

Effective July 1, 2015, there will be an additional Post-Judgment Sheriff Service Fee of $25. The Sheriff can collect the fee one time per case, post-judgment.

Effective July 1, 2015, the Automated Record-Keeping Fee will increase from $7 to $19.

Effective July 1, 2015, the Document Storage Fee will increase from $2 to $5.

Office Changes & Updates in 2014

The Criminal Clerk's Office in T-644 relocated to the first floor of the City-County Building in room W-122 and W-123. Learn more about these changes here.

The Microfilm Library's new hours are from 9AM to 3PM, Monday-Friday.

Certified Mail Service.Changes to Indiana law made an impact on how the Clerk's Office charges for certified mail service to multiple addresses per party. Learn more here.

Petitioners filing under Indiana's Second Chance Law no longer need to pay a filing fee. Learn more here.

Both Marion County Civil and Criminal Courts now use Odyssey -- a statewide judicial case and financial management system. Learn more here.

Filing Fees & Mortgage Foreclosure

State law dictates many civil filing fees.

View the current amounts here.