Serving the Southern District of Indiana

Your Case & Court

Information Mailer for Your Loved One

This form is the first thing you need to view if your friend or family member has been charged with a federal crime in the Southern District of Indiana.  The form includes information about who we are, how to contact us and general guidelines you need to know about a federal case.  (Two page PDF document in English and Spanish ~ Opens in seperate window)

Overview of Federal Case

For most people, exposure to court cases may only be what they see on TV or in the movies.  In reality there are many steps with many possible outcomes in a federal court case.  Use this form to familiarize yourself with the steps and terminology from the initial hearing to trial and appeals.

Overview of Federal Courthouses

The Federal District Court for the Southern District of Indiana contains courthouses in Indianapolis, Terre Haute, New Albany and Evansville.  Your case will be heard in the courthouse where the charges were filed.  View this page for courthouse locations and what areas each Court hears cases for.