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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Courts and court officers. Grants the Shelby circuit court concurrent jurisdiction with the Shelby superior court No.1 to hear juvenile cases. Allows a senior judge to serve as a domestic relations mediator. Establishes the Allen County alternative dispute resolution (ADR) program for persons filing legal separation, paternity, or dissolution of marriage actions. Provides that the ADR program may include mediation, reconciliation, nonbinding arbitration, and parental counseling. Adds an additional judge to the Vigo superior court.