Circuit Court

Tippecanoe Circuit Court is the Court established by Indiana's Constitution.Since 1826 the Circuit Court has been our only Court of general jurisdiction.


Circuit Court, along with Superior Court and Superior Court No. 2, handles major criminal cases, domestic relations cases, and major civil cases.Circuit Court has exclusive jurisdiction in all probate matters, including estates, guardianships, adoptions, and trusts.Circuit Court shares jurisdiction over juvenile matters with Superior Court No. 3, but Superior Court No. 3 handles nearly all of those cases.


Contact Us

Thomas Busch,
Circuit Court Judge

County Courthouse
301 Main St
Lafayette, IN 47901
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  • Phone:  (765) 423-9343
  • Fax:  (765) 423-9116
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  • Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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