Howard County, IN

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Howard Superior Court 1
Howard County Courthouse
104 North Buckeye St, Rm 216 
Kokomo, Indiana 46901

Phone: 765-456-2200
Fax: 765-456-2327

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Howard County Admin. Center
220 N Main St
Kokomo, IN 46901

Open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm

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Superior Court I - William Menges, Judge

The Howard Superior Court 1, is a court of general jurisdiction, created by the Indiana Legislature in 1953. Judge Menges is the sixth Judge to serve the Court. Currently, the Court hears primarily criminal drug and domestic violence cases. Judge Menges has established an Adult Drug Court Program, a Domestic Violence Program, and a Re-entry Court Program.


Electronic filing became mandatory on June 18, 2019. Pro Se pleadings may be filed in person during regular business hours, or by mail.


The Court is open daily, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, except for legal holidays as declared by the Howard County Commissioners.


Linda ComfortCourt Reporter/Re-Entry Court Program Administrator
Sally SoupleyAsst. Court Reporter/Drug Court Program Administrator
Cheryl BaysAsst. Court Reporter
Monica LeffertAsst. Court Reporter 
Orville HarnessCourt Security Officer
 Laura Rood Drug Court Case Manager
 Robert Baszner Asst. Drug Court Case Manager
 Brian Day Re-Entry Court Case manager
 Megan Enright Re-Entry Court Case Manager
Jeremie Lovell Re-Entry Court Case Manager
 Megan Bond Re-Entry Court coordinator