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Superior Court Chief Judge Departing After 30 Years On the Bench

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Allen Superior Court Judge John F. Surbeck, Jr., will retire from the bench effective at the end of 2018.

Paperless system will replace bulletin boards and hard copy calendars

(Fort Wayne, Ind.) –Allen Superior Court has brought technology usually found at the airport into the Allen County Courthouse.

Superior Court recently launched an electronic court docket display center on the first floor of the Courthouse. Located just inside the main public entrance, on the north side of the first floor, the system displays names, schedule and courtroom information on four monitors.

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Allen Superior Court will host a ceremony honoring the 44th graduating class of Drug Court participants on Monday, Dec. 11 , 2017, at 1:30 p.m. in the Allen County Courthouse, Courtroom 1. Twenty-two participants are scheduled to graduate that day.

Nov. 28, 2017 - Applications are being accepted for a summer 2018 law clerkship funded by the Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity’s (ICLEO) Gateway to Diversity program.

More than 40 children are scheduled for final adoption proceedings that day

(Nov. 15, 2017)—November is National Adoption Month, a time to raise awareness about the value of adoption, especially of children and youth in the foster care system. This year Thursday, November 16 has been designated ‘Adoption Day’ in Allen County, a special day to celebrate and honor families who adopt. The Allen County Department of Child Services (DCS) and Allen Superior Court, Family Relations Division, are collaborating with local agencies to celebrate the adoptions of more than 40 local children. Adoption ceremonies will begin at 8:30 am at the Allen County Courthouse.

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