The length of time it takes to process an eviction in Indiana varies. Processing time is affected by a number of factors including the time it takes the court to process a complaint for eviction, when the eviction notice is served, and how quickly the tenant responds to eviction notices.Continue Reading
The first step in the eviction process in Indiana is giving a tenant written notice of an eviction. A 10-day notice to quit must be hand-delivered to the tenant or posted somewhere on the property. If after 10 days the tenant has not responded, the property owner must go to the court located in the jurisdiction of the property and fill out a complaint for eviction. The court clerk then sends a summons to the tenant, giving him notice to appear in small claims court. The court date is set no sooner than five days after the summons is served to the tenant.
The first court date determines only who should be in possession of the property. A second court date is scheduled if the tenant owes back rent. If the tenant is ordered by a judge to vacate the property on the first court date and does not leave within the time frame set forth by the judge, the sheriff's office serves a notice to vacate. This notice usually gives the tenant no more than 24 hours to comply. If the tenant remains, he is then removed from the property by the sheriff's office.Learn more about Law
In Indiana, a landlord must serve a notice to the tenant in regards to unpaid rent or violation of agreement terms, according to Laws.com. The tenant has 10 days to respond. If the matter is not remedied within the allotted timeframe, the landlord can file a complaint with the district court.Full Answer >
According to Indiana Legal Services, someone who has filed for divorce in Indiana must wait for at least 60 days before the court finalizes the divorce. If the divorce case is complex, or the court's schedule is busy, finalizing the divorce sometimes takes longer than 60 days.Full Answer >
As of January 2016, active arrest warrants in Indiana are posted on TheMostWanted.net and Black Book Online. At TheMostWanted.net, choose a state and county from the drop-down menus. The next page displays names and photos of individuals with active warrants, along with information about the pertinent law enforcement agency.Full Answer >
To do a free online warrant search in Indiana, go to the Indiana Warrants Directory website. Select the county needed, and type in the search terms to find the applicable warrant.Full Answer >