Superior Court 3

Types of Cases Heard

Superior Court 3 is designated as the Juvenile Court for Tippecanoe County. This court handles cases related to:

  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • CHINS (Children in Need of Services)
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Guardianships
This court also oversees the Juvenile Magistrate/IV-D Court, the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program, Juvenile Probation, and other related juvenile services.

Juvenile Record Expungement


This pertains to a juvenile record ONLY.   Arrest(s) and/or court action(s) that occurred over the age of 18 and NOT handled in Juvenile Court or by the Juvenile Probation Department are not eligible for this process.

Expungement Guidelines

To submit your expungement electronically, click here.  If you complete this request electronically, the Verified Petition for Expungement MUST still be completed, signed, and delivered to the Juvenile Probation Department