Civil Case Management Pathways Pilot

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Indiana Court Times on 11/30/2023 by Amanda Wishin

Based on a recommendation from the Civil Litigation Taskforce, the Civil Case Management Pathways Pilot Project was established by Supreme Court order and began on June 1, 2023, for a 2-year period.

Why pathways?
The Civil Litigation Taskforce’s Final Report recommended a civil case management pilot using pathways based on case types. Pathways allow courts to achieve right-sized case management to best align court management practices and resources.

This decreases the amount of time until case disposition, significantly reduces discovery disputes, allows judges to spend more time on complicated issues, and increases the satisfaction of court users. The pilot will allow time to finetune the model before it becomes available to other courts.

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