Indiana Supreme Court
Division of State Court Administration
30 S. Meridian Street, Ste. 500
Indianapolis, IN  46204

Mike Commons
Staff Attorney
Pho: 317.233.1579

Leslie Rogers Dunn
GAL/CASA Director
Pho: 317.233.0224


Family Court Project

Supreme Court Seal The Family Court Project was initiated in 1999 as a cooperative effort between the General Assembly and the Indiana Supreme Court. The purpose of the Project is to develop common sense models to better serve children and families in our courts. The initial emphasis of the Family Court Project was to create models to coordinate families who have multiple cases... More about the Family Court Project »

News & Announcements

Indiana Supreme Court awards grants to 19 counties totaling more than $242,000

April 8, 2015 | Corrected Press Release

The Indiana Supreme Court awarded $242,911 in grant money to benefit 19 counties in support of local family court projects. The grants are designed to create innovative programs that improve the court process for families. Priority was given to applications that emphasized four areas of programming:

  1. Access to Justice - improving access to the courts for families without attorneys
  2. Alternative Dispute Resolution/Early Case Management - promoting timely resolution of cases
  3. Court-Related Services - implementing other programs that support families throughout the court process
  4. Judicial-Academic Partnerships - engaging academic partners in researching and analyzing court practices and services, and identifying evidence-based practices

Read the press release »