Superior Court 2 is one of 7 courts of record in Tippecanoe County. Along with Circuit Court and Superior Court, it hears major criminal cases (murders, Class A, B, C and certain Class D felonies), dissolutions and plenary civil cases.
The judge of Superior Court 2 alternates with the other judges in hearing emergency petitions. The Magistrate assists Superior Court 2 in conducting initial hearings and setting bond. The Juvenile Magistrate assists in hearing cases involving child support delinquency.