Circuit Court

This Circuit Court and all circuit courts in the State of Indiana are Constitutional Courts.  Courts were established by the Constitution of the State of Indiana adopted in 1851.  Electors by the names of Elias Murray and Jacob Wunderlich signed the Constitution from the District of Huntington.  The Circuit Court is the trial court established to have criminal and civil jurisdiction.  The Judge is elected by the voters in the judicial circuit and hold the position for six (6) years.  The Constitution reads in part...
 
"Article 7.  Section 1.   The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a Supreme Court, in Circuit Courts, and in such inferior courts as the General Assembly may establish."
 
"Article 7.  Section 8.  The Circuit Courts shall each consist of one (1) Judge and shall have such civil and criminal jurisdiction as may be prescribed by law."
 

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Third Floor,  46750

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