Town Court

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Contact Us

Merrillville Town Court

7820 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410

Eugene M. Velazco

1(219) 756-6185

1(219) 756-1775


Notice: Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 the court was closed since mid-March to late-June. If you had a court date scheduled during this time, you will be assigned a new rescheduled court date by mail. We are now open to the public weekdays 10am-2pm. Masks are required in the building at all times. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us by phone.  updated 7/30/2020

Payments for pending traffic tickets and ordinance violations can be made online by clicking here

There are two Divisions of Town Court

  • Traffic and Criminal Misdemeanor

  • Civil Division (small claims)

As of October 1, 2012, the civil department of the Merrillville Town Court will no longer accept new filings.  All existing judgments will be enforced.

The Merrillville Town Court was established on January 1, 1996 by a referendum vote of the residents of the town.