COVID-19 Updates

Superior Court Halts Jury Trials Through Feb. 14, 2022

(Jan. 19, 2022) Allen Superior Court will halt jury trials until at least Feb. 14, 2022, due to the latest surge in COVID-19 infections and illnesses in the community. Click here for more information.


Mandatory Masking In Family Relations Division:

August 16, 2021

Due to the congested nature of the space, the Allen Superior Court’s Family Relations Division has begun requiring the wearing of masks or facial coverings while in the second floor rotunda of the Allen County Courthouse. View the updated mask policy.


Allen County Courts Return Masking Option To Courtrooms: August 12, 2021

In response to the surge in COVID-19 cases and Allen County’s return to orange status, the Allen County Circuit and Superior courts have updated their policy on the wearing of masks and facial coverings in court buildings.

Beginning immediately, at the direction of a Judge or Magistrate, masks might be required in courtrooms and other congregate settings. Such settings could include crowded gathering areas including hallways and lobby areas. This policy update applies to the Allen County Courthouse, Meeks Justice Center, the Courthouse Annex and the Allen County Juvenile Center.

View the mask update information.

Civil Division, Family Division Operations Updates

Allen Superior Court’s Family Relations Division has resumed in-person scheduling. Scheduling may also be done by phone or email, as has been the practice while access to buildings was restricted.

The Civil Division has also issued an update on June 1, 2021 regarding operations and proceedings information.

Allen Circuit and Superior Courts have modified operations to protect staff, court users and the general public during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Upon the lifting of the Governor’s stay-at-home order, the Allen County Courts began their transition back to expanded operations. Those plans were submitted to the Indiana Supreme Court on May 28, 2020, and approved by the Supreme Court on June 8, 2020. The full transition plan includes the courts’ plan for conducting jury trials and protecting the health of prospective jurors.

Latest Updates:

Civil Division Process Update (June 1, 2021)
Indiana Supreme Court Landlord and Tenant Settlement Conference Program


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Information regarding the Allen Superior Court Civil Division resuming in-person trials in the COVID-era

YouTube: A message about jury service during COVID-19

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