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Indiana - Disputing Public Records
Obtaining an Official Record
To obtain an official copy of your public record, contact the trial court in which your case was originally processed:
In Indiana, you can request your criminal history be sealed under certain conditions. Forms are available below, and include instructions to help you assess if you qualify to have your record(s) sealed.
- Petition to Restrict Access to Criminal History Records
- Supplemental Form for Additional Criminal Records
- Petition to Restrict Disclosure of Infractions
- Order for Verified Petition to Restrict Disclosure of Infractions
Civil records generally include judgments, liens and evictions, as well as other family and small claims cases.
The most efficient way to dispute a civil record in Indiana is to contact the court in which the record was filed.
Bankruptcies can stay on your credit record for as long as 10 years. The most important place these records can affect you is on your credit report. To dispute a bankruptcy record that is inaccurate, contact each of the three major U.S. credit bureaus. Each has a process online for disputing records that appear on your file.
Disputing the actual public record can be much more challenging since the consumer is the one who files for the bankruptcy in the first place. More information can be found on the United States Courts website.
General Contact InformationIndiana Judicial Center
30 South Meridian Street, Suite 900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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