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Superior Court County Division Room 2

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Sheila M. Moss
Judge, Lake Superior Court, County Div. 2

Judge Sheila M. Moss has presided over the Lake County Superior Court, County Division, Room 2 since 1993.  Judge Moss presides over traffic matters and criminal matters, ranging from Class A, B, & C misdemeanors to Level 6 felonies.  The civil division in her court handles evictions (including emergency possessory actions) and landlord and tenant disputes if the rent due at the time of filing is Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00) or less.  The court also handles property damage and personal injury claims if the damages claimed are Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00) or less.  A person can also sue in small claims court for money owed (bad checks, wages, services rendered, accounts receivables), the return of wrongfully held property or for faulty work if the amount owed is Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00) or less.  If you are a corporation and are involved in a lawsuit (whether as a plaintiff or defendant) and the damages claimed are over Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) then you must be represented by an attorney.  

The court is here to serve the public, to protect rights, and to interpret and uphold the law.  We provide a fair, accessible, effective and responsive forum to resolve civil and criminal matters. We strive to serve the public through prompt, fair and efficient resolution of conflicts to enhance the quality of life in our community.

Contact Us By Mail
Administration Building, 1st Floor
2293 N. Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307

Office Hours
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
(Night Court is held on alternating Tuesday evenings for the Towns of Cedar Lake, Highland, St John, Dyer and Winfield)

Contact Us By Phone or Fax
Phone: 219-755-3580
Fax: 219-755-3588

Contact Us By E-Mail
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Related Numbers
Name Phone Fax
County Division Court Room 2, Probation (219) 755-3589
Sheila M. Moss
Title: Judge, Lake Superior Court, County Div. 2
Phone: (219) 755-3580
Fax: (219) 755-3588

Kathleen M. Belzeski
Title: Magistrate, Lake Superior Court, County Div. 2
Phone: (219) 755-3585
Fax: (219) 755-3588

Vicki Lukawski
Title: Court Administrator / Chief of Staff
Phone: 219-755-3590
Fax: 219-755-3588

Katie Garza
Title: Chief Probation Officer
Phone: 219-755-3589
Fax: 219-755-3584

Cindy Bonta
Title: Chief Baliff
Phone: 219-755-3580
Fax: 219-755-3588

Melissa Rippe
Title: Court Reporter
Phone: 219-755-3590
Fax: (219) 755-3588

Beth Stanko
Title: Court Reporter
Phone: 219-755-3580
Fax: 219-755-3588

Patricia Alexander
Title: Ordinance Violation Coordinator
Phone: (219) 755-3583
Fax: (219) 755-3588

Jessica Broughton
Title: Small Claims Office Manager
Phone: (219) 755-3585
Fax: (219) 755-3588