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This page contains basic information about Indiana Expungement Law. If you are looking for a more through and detailed explanation of Indiana Expungement law, please click here. If you are looking for information relating to Indiana Criminal defense, click here. If you have questions about criminal defense law, expungement, or forfeiture in LaPorte, Michigan City, Kingsbury, Kingsford Heights, LaCrosse, Long Beach, Michiana Shores, Pottawattamie Park, Trail Creek, Wanatah or Westville, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Expungement Basics 

While the expungement law does contain certain exceptions, these general rules apply:

• Expungement of Dismissed cases – can be expunged in 1 year

• Expungement of Misdemeanor convictions – can be expunged in 5 years

• Expungement of AMS convictions – can be expunged in 5 years

• Expungement of Level 6 felony convictions – can be expunged in 8 years

• Expungement of D Felony convictions – can be expunged in 8 years

• Expungement of Major felony convictions – Some (but not all) major felony convictions can be expunged in 8 years

It is important to remember that normally, you only receive one expungement per lifetime (although this does not apply to cases that have been dismissed). Also, in some situations, the waiting period to have your record expunged can be shortened. More information about Indiana Expungement law is available here.  If you have questions about having your case expunged, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.  

LaPorte County Indiana Superior Courts

LaPorte County, Indiana has 4 Superior Courts.  The LaPorte County Superior Courts are located in the Michigan City town square at 300 Washington Street, Michigan City, Indiana 46360.  The Courthouse is open Monday to Friday, but is closed on all government holidays.  The contact information is:

Laporte County Superior Court 1     Phone: (219) 874-5611 ext. 7710     Fax: (219) 873-3021

Laporte County Superior Court 2     Phone: (219) 874-5611 ext. 7736     Fax: (219) 873-7002

Laporte County Superior Court 3     Phone: (219) 326-6808                     Fax: (219) 326-0056

Laporte County Superior Court 4     Phone: (219) 874-5611 ext. 7750     Fax: (219) 878-9523 

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