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Dubois County Circuit Court
The Circuit Court Judge is an elected official that serves a six-year term. Circuit Courts in Indiana were originally created by the Indiana Constitution, Art. 7, Sec. 8. The boundaries for the 57th Judicial Circuit are the same as the boundaries of Dubois County. The 57th Judicial Circuit Court is commonly known as the Dubois Circuit Court. The Circuit Court is the chief trial court in the county. In this court those accused of criminal offenses, adult or juvenile, are convicted or acquitted.
Dubois Circuit Court is a Court of original juristiction and has concurrent juristiction with Dubois Superior Court in all matters except traffic, small claims, Probate, and Juvenile.
In addition, the Court is repsonsible for the county law library and manages the Circuit Court Probation Department.
Other duties of this court are:
1. Divorces are granted.
2. Property rights disputes are resolved.
3. Wills are proved.
4. Estates are settled.
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