JUDGE DAN HEATH, a life-long resident of Allen County, has been a Judge with the Allen Superior Court Civil Division since January 1, 1997, and served for more than sixteen years as a Civil Court Judge.

In April of 2013, Judge Heath transferred to the Family Relations Division after the retirement of Judge Stephen Sims. Judge Heath is now responsible for oversight of the Allen County Juvenile Center, a secure detention facility for juveniles at 2929 North Wells Street in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

Judge Heath also oversees (along with Magistrate Michael T. Douglass and Magistrate Daniel G. Pappas), hearings in Juvenile Delinquency, Title IV-D child support enforcement, paternity, custody, visitation and other contested matters.

Judge Heath received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University at Bloomington and his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis. Heath has served as Administrative Assistant to former Lt. Governor John Mutz, as District Representative to former Congressman Dan Coats, Chief of Staff to former Fort Wayne Mayor Paul Helmke and, prior to serving as Judge, also served as a member of the Allen County Council.

Judge Heath served as Chairman of the Civil Benchbook Committee and as a member of the Civil Instructions Committee for the Indiana Judicial Center.