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Online Court Resources
Resources for the Hobart City Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Lake County, Indiana, and resources applicable to all courts in Indiana.
Search court case records
Indiana Case Information
Access to basic case information for Circuit and Superior Courts in most Indiana counties, and for some City and Town Courts, is available to the general public. Search options include party name, case ID, and county. Advanced search options and other features are available through a subscription service.
Indiana Court Case Records
Search Indiana criminal, citation, civil, family, and probate cases online. Records are available for most county Circuit and Superior Courts, St. Joseph County Probate Court, Marion County Small Claims Courts, many City and Town Courts, and some courts that have been abolished.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Indiana Court Calendars
View daily and weekly calendars for Circuit and Superior Courts in most Indiana Counties, and for some City and Town Courts. Click the name of the court in the "Partner Courts" list in right column to begin. When the county information page appears, click the desired calendar in the List of Courts at the bottom of the page.
Published opinions and orders
Older Indiana Attorney General Opinions
Search the Indiana University database of Indiana Attorney General opinions from 1933 - 1976. Search by keyword or browse by author, title or subject.
Recent Indiana Attorney General Legal Opinions
View Indiana Attorney General legal opinions from 2001 - current.
Forms and related information
Hobart City Court Forms and Information
View and download Hobart City Court forms including representation agreement, record request, trial setting request, waiver of rights in English and Spanish, and waiver of counsel. Probation rules are also provided.
Online fine payments
Pay Hobart City Court Fines and Costs
Pay Hobart City Court fines and costs online. A fee applies.
Self help, legal research, general information
Lake County Prosecutor Programs and Services
The Lake County Prosecutor's Office offers information about its Infraction Deferral Program, Pretrial Diversion Program, and Victim Assistants. Links are on the left side of the page.
Indiana Electronic Filing
File court documents electronically in most Indiana trial courts. Instructions, links to service providers, and lists of participating courts and case types are provided.
Indiana Constitution and Laws
Search the Indiana Code by title, article, chapter, section, and keyword; use the "Search" feature at the top of the page. Select the "Laws" menu item at the top of the page for access to the Indiana Constitution, Code, Noncode Statutes from the current legislative session, Acts of the General Assembly, and tables.
Indiana Legal Glossary
View a glossary of legal terms used in Indiana courts.
Indiana Legal Information
View Indiana legal information related to divorce, child custody, child support, evictions, foreclosures, debt collection. the courts and legal system, and other legal topics. Information is also available in Spanish.
Search a roster of registered Indiana mediators by type, location, rate, name, language, and practice area.
Indiana Self-Representation Information
View information and resources for people without attorneys, including a guide to representing yourself in court, mediation, family law, protection orders, finding a lawyer, court forms, and foreclosures.
Indiana Supreme Court Law Library
View information about the Indiana Supreme Court Law Library, including hours, available materials and resources, and an online catalog.
Indiana Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles provides information about traffic tickets, criminal violations, license suspension, and license reinstatement.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Lake County Lawyers
View and search a directory of Lake County Bar Association members. List may be narrowed by legal category.
Northwest Indiana Legal Aid
NWI Volunteer Lawyers provide free civil legal assistance to income-eligible residents of Jasper, Lake, Newton, and Porter Counties.
Free Indiana Legal Answers
Income-eligible residents without a lawyer can ask civil legal questions online and receive answers from an Indiana lawyer. The service is free; registration is required.
Free Indiana Legal Services and Community Resources
Search Indiana legal services and community assistance organizations for low-income and elderly residents by topic or keyword.
Indiana Attorney Complaint Information
The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission provides information about the types of complaints it handles, examples of rule violations, and the procedure for filing a grievance. Links to online and printable forms are provided.
Indiana Attorney Discipline Records
The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission offers an online search service of attorney status and a listing of orders and opinions in attorney discipline cases.
Indiana Consumer Protection
The Indiana Attorney General's Office offers information and topical fact sheets about consumer protection and various types of fraud. Instructions and forms for filing consumer complaints are provided.
Indiana Judge Complaint Information
The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications provides information about the types of complaints it handles, the procedure for filing a complaint, and a link to the complaint form.
Indiana Judge Discipline Records
View Indiana Supreme Court opinions in judicial discipline cases by judge name.
Indiana Lawyer Directory
Search the roll of attorneys licensed to practice in Indiana by name or attorney number. Search may be limited by city.
Search a directory of Indiana State Bar Association members by name, type of practice, location, and keyword.