Check out the Indiana bankruptcy laws and court details. Find out how much exemptions you can get in the state.

Indiana Bankruptcy Laws

Homestead

Real estate or personal property comprising residential home worth $ 15,000.

Personal Assets

Tangible personal property including real estate property up to $ 8,000 & intangible property of the debtor $ 300.

Wages

75 % of the earnings or 30 times the federal minimum hourly wages per week whichever is greater.

Widows Allowance

On the death of the spouse up to the extent of $ 8,500.

Total or Absolute Exemptions for

  • Prescribed Health Aids.
  • Federal Earned Income Tax.
  • Life and Accident Insurance Proceeds.
  • Federal Benefits & Society Benefits.
  • Group Life Insurance Proceeds.
  • Public Employee's Retirement Funds and Proceeds.
  • Specific Partnership property.
  • Workmen's Compensation Benefits.
  • Proceeds & Benefits of Life Insurance Policies.
  • Police Pension Funds.

Court's Address

401 South Michigan Street, South Bend, Indiana 46601

Court's Phone Number

574-968-2100

Court's Web Address

innb.uscourts.gov

Court's Hours

900 a.m. - 400 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Court Locations

Fort Wayne, Hammond, Lafayette, South Bend

Jurisdictional Counties

Adams, Allen, Benton, Blackford, Carroll, Cass, De Kalb,
Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jasper, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Marshall, Miami, Newton, Nobel, Porter, Pulaski, Starke, Steuben, St.
Joseph, Tippecanoe, Wabash, Warren, Wells, White, Whitley

Judges

Hon. Robert E. GrantE. Ross Adair Federal Building 1300 South
Harrison Street, Room 1188 Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3435(260)-426-2455Hon. J. Philip Klingeberger (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)5400 Federal
Plaza Hammond, IN 46320(219)-852-3575Hon. Kent Lindquist (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)5400 Federal Plaza Hammond, IN 46320(219)-852-3550Hon. J. Philip Klingeberger (Judge)Charles A. Halleck Federal Building 230 North Fourth Street, P.O.B. 558 Lafayette, IN
47901(260)-426-2455Hon. Kent Lindquist (Judge)Charles A. Halleck Federal Building 230 North Fourth Street, P.O.B. 558 Lafayette, IN
47901(260)-426-2455Hon. Robert E. Grant (Judge)Charles A. Halleck Federal Building 230 North Fourth Street, P.O.B. 558 Lafayette, IN
47901(260)-426-2455Hon. Harry C. Dees, Jr. (Chief Judge, Robert K. Rodibaugh United States Bankruptcy Courthouse)401 South Michigan
Street South Bend, IN 46601(574)-968-2280

Clerks of the Court

Christopher M. DeToro (Clerk of Court, U.S. Bankruptcy
Court)401 South Michigan Street South Bend, IN 46601(574)-968-2100Christopher M. DeToro (Clerk of Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)5400 Federal Plaza Hammond, IN 46320(219)-852-3480Irma Osborn (Office Supervisor)Charles A. Halleck Federal Building 230 North
Fourth Street, P.O.B. 558 Lafayette, IN 47901(765)-420-6300Kathy Brown (Division Manager, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)401 South Michigan
Street South Bend, IN 46601(574)-968-2100Lisa Grzeskiewicz (Division Manager, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)1300 South Harrison Street Fort
Wayne, IN 46802(260)-420-5100Sandra Clark (Division Manager, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)5400 Federal Plaza Hammond, IN 46320(219)
852-3480

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