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Circuit Court

The Washington Circuit Court was established as a result of a directive contained in the Indiana Constitution that the state be divided into several circuits by the General Assembly. Washington County constitutes the 42nd Judicial Circuit.

The circuit courts are vested with unlimited trial jurisdiction in all cases, except when exclusive or concurrent jurisdiction is conferred upon other courts. The Washington Superior Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the Circuit Court in all cases, except for juvenile matters.

Circuit Court is located on the second floor of the Washington County Courthouse.

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