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Judicial Administration > Court Management & Statistics > Bulk Data Requests Bulk Data Requests


Under Administrative Rule 9(F), requests for bulk distribution of court records must be sent to the Indiana Office of Court Services (IOCS) for review and approval. IOCS has developed a User Agreement that requestors must execute prior to being authorized to receive bulk data that is non-confidential and not excluded from public access under Administrative Rule 9(F)(3).

Summary Approval Process for Certain Bulk Data and Compiled Information Requests

Under circumstances related to scholarly, journalistic, political, governmental, evaluation or statistical research activities by individuals or entities, IOCS may grant summary approval for a distribution of compiled information under Administrative Rule 9(F)(2)(b).

Bulk Data and Compiled Information from Courts Using the Odyssey Case Management System

Once all requirements of Administrative Rule 9(F)(3) are met, including the complete execution of the User Agreement, or summary approval granted, IOCS will provide the approved data directly to the requestor.

Bulk Data and Compiled Information from Courts Not Using the Odyssey Case Management System

Once all requirements of Administrative Rule 9(F)(3) are met, including the complete execution of the User Agreement, or summary approval granted, IOCS provides authorization for the requestor to work with individual courts/clerks to obtain information within the scope of their request. The local trial court or clerk must then determine whether the information sought is consistent with the purposes of this rule, that resources are available to prepare the information, and that fulfilling the request is an appropriate use of public resources. The grant of a request may be made contingent upon the requestor paying an amount which the local trial court determines is the fair market value of the information. Individual local trial courts and clerks may be unable to provide bulk data resulting from current technical limitations or staffing limitations.

Media Request to Local Trial Court and Clerks - Administrative Rule 9(F)(2)(c)

Courts and clerks within a judicial circuit may provide non-confidential information from their case management system in response to a news media request for information that is normally available to the public via public access.

Requests for Confidential Data or Compiled Information - Administrative Rule 9(F)(4)

Under Administrative Rule 9(F)(4), requests for bulk distribution of court records may also cover records that are confidential and excluded from public access. These requests require an order from the Indiana Supreme Court before the records may be released. The prerequisites that must be met to request and receive these records are specified in Administrative Rule 9(F)(4) and allow only the Supreme Court to grant the requests.

This web page will be updated with the status of bulk data requests as IOCS processes them.

Please forward any questions or concerns about this process to:

Richard Payne (Confidential and Non-Confidential Requests)
phone: 317-232-2542
fax: 317-233-6586

Bulk Data Request Forms

NOTE: The following documents have large file sizes, so it is recommended that you view them only over a high speed Internet connection.

User Agreements for Non-Confidential Bulk Data Requests [Rule 9(F)(3)]

Organization Date
Explore Information Services 11.14.16
Data Trace Information 11.03.16
Cybersoft, Inc. 01.07.15
Doxpop, LLC 12.03.15
Data Divers Technologies 12.04.15
Computer Systems, Inc. 12.03.15
Drivers History Information 12.11.15
One Source Technology 01.05.15
L C Limited 01.02.15
Fidelity National 02.04.16
Insurance Information Exchange 12.09.15
Domestic Violence Network 12.08.15
Financial Judgment Recovery 02.29.16
West Publishing 01.19.16
Bolus Law Office 12.19.14
Capital Asset Recovery 01.06.16
Indiana Jury Verdict Reporter 09.08.14
Forte 10.28.14
LexisNexis 01.26.15
Innovative Enterprises 02.16.16
ProPublica 02.16.15
Measures for Justice 02.27.15
Mike Norris 04.07.15
WTHR - Batt 04.24.15
WTHR - Hebert 04.24.15
Evansville Courier & Press 05.27.15
Frizzell 06.03.15
Andrew Lapp 06.03.15
Adam Parsons 06.16.15
Jim Dalton 07.08.15
Witness LLC 07.30.15
Paul Testa 07.30.15
FSSA 08.25.15
Justin Moed 08.27.15
LexisNexis2 09.09.15
Rebecca Cola 11.18.15
Background Checks 11.14.16
United Customer Service 12.21.15
WRTV - Kenney 01.04.16
Indiana Attorney General Office 11.14.16
Hoai Luu Nguyen 03.01.16
Geoff Vaught 03.15.16
Sian Mughan 03.31.16
BKD, LLP 04.05.16
Corelogic LLC 04.04.16
Keirian Brown 04.11.16
Anthony Wayne Credit Adjusters 04.12.16
Stephanie Kayser 04.28.16
Experian Public Records 06.01.16
Michael Allen 06.28.16
Matthew Desmond 06.28.16
Amanda Gray 06.28.16

Approved Requests for Confidential Bulk Data Requests [Rule 9(F)(4)]

Organization Date
U.S. District Court 11.15.16
U.S. District Court, Northern District 11.04.16
POLIS Center 02.01.16
KSM Consulting 03.10.15
MPH 09.15.15
Indiana Criminal Justice Institute 02.18.16
Margaret Brinig 04.22.16
University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute 06.07.16
National Center for Juvenile Justice 07.15.16
Margaret Brinig 2 11.14.16
IN Public Defender Council 07.29.16