Perry Township Small Claims Court
Every Township in Marion County has a Small Claims Court. Judge Cheryl Rivera presides over all claims presented to the Perry Township Small Claims Court. The Small Claims Court has the authority to hear all cases where the amount of money or the value to the property sought to be recovered is $10,000 or less.
The Small Claims Court may also hear all actions between a landlord and tenant for possession of the premises and to recover rent and damages not exceeding $10,000.
Proper venue for a case filed in a Marion County Small Claims Court shall: 1.) be in the township where the transaction or occurrence took place; 2.) where the obligation was incurred or is to be performed; 3.) or where a defendant resides or is employed at the time the complaint is filed.
Proper venue of any claim between a landlord and a tenant, including but not limited to: 1.) a claim for rent; 2.) possession of real estate; 3.) return of property; 4.) return of security deposit; or 5.) return for damages, shall be in the township where the real estate is located.
8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
4925 Shelby Street
Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317) 786-9242 (Court Office)
(317) 788-4826 (Court Fax)
The Perry Township Small Claims Court Presiding Judge Cheryl Rivera
The Perry Township Small Claims Court Constable
David Taylor is the constable of the Perry Township Division of the Marion County Small Claims Court. The constable is making local government work for all of us by improved public safety for all Perry Township residents with timely serving of warrants, professional and accurate completion of law enforcement duties, increased transparency to make government more accessible to local residents and common-sense reforms that result in better service for taxpayers.
Constable Taylor provides bailiff services for the Perry Township Judge, serves court papers for the Perry Township Court, supervises evictions, replevins, and writ of attachments. Other duties include serving the court's personal service of process, carry out the orders of the court, and the preparation and mailing of all registered or certified service.
Constable Taylor believes in public service and that all individuals from all walks of life need to be treated with respect and dignity when dealing with our court system.
Constable Taylor earned his bachelor's degree from IUPUI and holds a certification from the FBI National Academy.