Contact Information for the Elkhart County Courts

The Courts in Elkhart County have jurisdiction over both criminal and civil cases. Pursuant to Elkhart County Local Rules, each Court handles specific types of cases. To learn what types of cases each Court traditionally handles click on http://www.in.gov/judiciary/files/elkhart-local-rules.pdf. Each Court’s location and contact information is provided below. Please review all court paperwork as it will instruct you on where and when to appear in a designated court. If you still have questions regarding your court appearance, contact that court at the phone number listed below:

  1. Elkhart Circuit Court
    Honorable Michael A. Christofeno
    Goshen Courthouse
    101 North Main Street, Goshen, IN, 46526
    574-535-6425
  2. Elkhart Superior Court No. 1
    Honorable Kristi Osterday
    Elkhart Courthouse
    315 South Second Street, Elkhart, IN, 46516
    574-523-2231
  3. Elkhart Superior Court No. 2
    Honorable Stephen Bowers
    Elkhart Courthouse
    315 South Second Street, Elkhart, IN, 46516
    574-523-2340
  4. Elkhart Superior Court No. 3
    Honorable Teresa Cataldo
    Goshen Courthouse
    101 North Main Street, Goshen, IN, 46526
    574-535-6437
  5. Elkhart Superior Court No. 4
    Honorable Gretchen Lund
    Goshen Courthouse
    101 North Main Street, Goshen, IN, 46526
    574-535-6463
  6. Elkhart Superior Court No. 5
    Honorable Charles C. Wicks
    Elkhart Courthouse
    315 South Second Street, Elkhart, IN, 46516
    574-523-2245
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  7. Elkhart Superior Court No. 6
    Honorable David Bonfiglio
    Elkhart Courthouse
    315 South Second Street, Elkhart, IN, 46516
    574-523-2374
  8. Elkhart County Magistrates/Commissioner
    1. Magistrate Dean Burton
      Elkhart Courthouse
      315 South Second Street, Elkhart, IN, 46516
      574-523-2380
    2. Magistrate Eric Ditton
      Goshen Courthouse
      101 North Main Street, Goshen, IN, 46526
      574-535-6735
    3. Juvenile Magistrate Deborah Domine
      Elkhart Courthouse
      315 South Second Street, Elkhart, IN, 46516
      574-523-2244
    4. IV-D Commissioner Robert Butler
      Elkhart Courthouse
      315 South Second Street, Elkhart, IN, 46516
      574-523-2023

Elkhart County Government


Administration Offices:
117 North Second Street
Goshen, IN 46526
Switchboard Number: (574) 534-3541