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Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-1-1

Applicability of definitions Sec. 1. Except as otherwise provided, the definitions in this article apply throughout this title. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-1-2

Inapplicability of definitions Sec. 2. Except as otherwise provided, the definitions in this article do not apply to the following: (1) IC 31-11-3. (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-0.5

"Abandoned infant" Sec. 0.5. (a) "Abandoned infant", for purposes of IC 31-34-21-5.6, means: (1) a child who is less than twelve (12) months of age ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-1

"Actual notice" Sec. 1. "Actual notice", for purposes of IC 31-19-3, means written notice that is actually received by the putative father. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-2

"Adoptee" Sec. 2. "Adoptee", for purposes of IC 31-19-17 through IC 31-19-24, means a person who has been ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-3

"Adoption" Sec. 3. "Adoption", for purposes of IC 31-19-17 through IC 31-19-24, means the judicial act of creating ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-4

"Adoption assistance state" Sec. 4. "Adoption assistance state", for purposes of the Interstate Compact on Adoption Assistance under IC 31-19-29, has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-5

"Adoption history" Sec. 5. "Adoption history", for purposes of IC 31-19-17 through IC 31-19-24, means: (1) identifying information (as defined in section 54 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-6

"Adoptive parent" Sec. 6. "Adoptive parent", for purposes of IC 31-19-11 and IC 31-19-17 through IC 31-19-24, means an adult who has become a parent of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-7

"Adult" Sec. 7. (a) "Adult", for purposes of IC 31-19-17 through IC 31-19-24, means a person who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-8

"Advisory board" Sec. 8. "Advisory board", for purposes of IC 31-31-9, refers to the juvenile detention center advisory board described in IC 31-31-9. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-9

"Alleged father" Sec. 9. "Alleged father", for purposes of IC 31-14, means any man claiming to be or charged with being a child's biological father. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-10

"Birth parent" Sec. 10. "Birth parent", for purposes of IC 31-19-17 through IC 31-19-24, means: (1) the woman who is legally presumed under Indiana law ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-11

"Caseworker" Sec. 11. "Caseworker", for purposes of the juvenile law, means a child welfare worker of the county office of family and children. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-12

"Center" Sec. 12. "Center", for purposes of IC 31-31-9, means any secure juvenile detention center that operates in a county containing a consolidated city except ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-13

"Child" Sec. 13. (a) "Child", for purposes of IC 31-15, IC 31-16 (excluding IC 31-16-12.5), and IC 31-17, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-14

"Child abuse or neglect" Sec. 14. (a) "Child abuse or neglect", for purposes of IC 31-32-11-1, IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-15

"Child born in wedlock" Sec. 15. "Child born in wedlock", for purposes of IC 31-19-9, means a child born to: (1) a woman; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-16

"Child born out of wedlock" Sec. 16. "Child born out of wedlock", for purposes of IC 31-19-3, IC 31-19-4-4, and IC 31-19-9, means a child who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-16.5

"Child care provider" Sec. 16.5. "Child care provider", for purposes of IC 31-33-17, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-33-17-0.5. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-17

"Child in need of services" Sec. 17. "Child in need of services", for purposes of IC 31-34, means a child described in IC 31-34-1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-18

"Child support guidelines" Sec. 18. "Child support guidelines", for purposes of IC 31-14-11-8 and IC 31-16-8-1, refers to the guidelines adopted by the Indiana supreme court. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-19

"Child support order" Sec. 19. "Child support order", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-20

"Child with a disability" Sec. 20. "Child with a disability", for purposes of IC 31-34-1-9, means an individual who: (1) is less than eighteen (18) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-21

"Committee" Sec. 21. "Committee", for purposes of IC 31-38, refers to a local coordinating committee established by IC 31-38. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-22

"Compact" Sec. 22. "Compact", for purposes of IC 31-37-23, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-37-23-2. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-22.5

"Conduct a criminal history check" Sec. 22.5. "Conduct a criminal history check", for purposes of IC 12-14-25.5, IC 31-19, IC 31-33, IC 31-34, IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-23

"Contestant" Sec. 23. "Contestant", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-17-3-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-24

"Controlled substance" Sec. 24. "Controlled substance", for purposes of the juvenile law, has the meaning set forth in IC 35-48-1. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-25

"Council" Sec. 25. "Council", for purposes of IC 31-31-9, refers to the city-county council of the consolidated city within the county. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-26

"County office" Sec. 26. "County office", for purposes of the juvenile law, refers to a county office of family and children. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-27

"Court" Sec. 27. (a) "Court", for purposes of IC 31-15, IC 31-16, and IC 31-17, means the circuit, superior, or other courts of Indiana upon which ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-28

"Court appointed special advocate" Sec. 28. "Court appointed special advocate", for purposes of IC 31-15-6, IC 31-17-6, IC 31-19-16, IC 31-19-16.5, and the juvenile law, means ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-29

"Crime" Sec. 29. "Crime", for purposes of the juvenile law, means an offense for which an adult might be imprisoned or incarcerated if convicted under the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-29.5

"Crime involving domestic or family violence" Sec. 29.5. "Crime involving domestic or family violence" means a crime that occurs when a family or household member commits, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-29.7

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.234-2005, SEC.192.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-30

"Custodial parent" Sec. 30. "Custodial parent", for purposes of IC 31-14-13-8, IC 31-14-15, IC 31-16-12.5, IC 31-17-2-22, and IC 31-17-4, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-31

"Custodian" Sec. 31. (a) "Custodian", for purposes of the juvenile law, means a person with whom a child resides. (b) "Custodian", for purposes of IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-32

"Custody decree" or "decree" Sec. 32. "Custody decree" or "decree", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-33

"Custody determination" Sec. 33. "Custody determination", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-17-3-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-34

"Custody proceeding" Sec. 34. "Custody proceeding", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-17-3-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-35

"Decree" or "custody decree" Sec. 35. "Decree" or "custody decree", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-35.5

"De facto custodian" Sec. 35.5. "De facto custodian", for purposes of IC 31-14-13 and IC 31-17-2, means a person who has been the primary caregiver for, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-36

"Delinquent" Sec. 36. (a) "Delinquent", for purposes of IC 31-16-15, refers to a situation in which an obligor is the equivalent of one (1) month in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-37

"Delinquent child" Sec. 37. (a) "Delinquent child", for purposes of the juvenile law, except as provided in subsection (b), means: (1) a child described in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-38

"Delinquent juvenile" Sec. 38. "Delinquent juvenile", for purposes of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles under IC 31-37-23-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-37-23-1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-38.5

"Department" Sec. 38.5. "Department", for purposes of IC 31-19, IC 31-33, IC 31-34, and IC 31-40, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-33-1.5-1. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-39

"Dependent child" or "neglected child" Sec. 39. "Dependent child" or "neglected child", for purposes of IC 31-37-23, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-37-23-5. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-40

"Director" Sec. 40. "Director", for purposes of IC 31-33, IC 31-34, and IC 31-37, refers to the director of the department of child services. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-41

"Dissolution decree" Sec. 41. "Dissolution decree", for purposes of IC 31-15, IC 31-16, and IC 31-17, means a judicial decree entered in a proceeding for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-41.2

"Division" Sec. 41.2. "Division", for purposes of IC 31-40, means the division of family and children established by IC 12-13-1-1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-42

"Domestic or family violence" Sec. 42. "Domestic or family violence" means, except for an act of self defense, the occurrence of one (1) or more of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-43

"Duty of support" Sec. 43. "Duty of support", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-43.5

"Emergency medical services provider" Sec. 43.5. "Emergency medical services provider" has the meaning set forth in IC 16-41-10-1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-44

"Executive authority" Sec. 44. "Executive authority", for purposes of IC 31-37-23, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-37-23-6. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-44.5

"Family or household member" Sec. 44.5. (a) An individual is a "family or household member" of another person if the individual: (1) is a current ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-45

"Family services" Sec. 45. "Family services", for purposes of the juvenile law, means services provided to: (1) prevent a child from being removed from a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-46

"Final separation" Sec. 46. "Final separation", for purposes of IC 31-15-7, means the date of filing of the petition for dissolution of marriage under IC 31-15-2-4 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-47

"Foster parent" Sec. 47. "Foster parent", for purposes of the juvenile law, means an individual who provides care and supervision to a child in: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-48

"Governor" Sec. 48. "Governor", for purposes of IC 31-18-8 in the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, has the meaning set ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-49

"Guardian" Sec. 49. "Guardian", for purposes of the juvenile law, means a person appointed by a court to have the care and custody of a child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-50

"Guardian ad litem" Sec. 50. "Guardian ad litem", for purposes of IC 31-15-6, IC 31-16-3, IC 31-19-16, IC 31-19-16.5, and the juvenile law, means an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-51

"Hard to place child" or "hard to place children" Sec. 51. "Hard to place child" or "hard to place children", for purposes of IC 31-19, means ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-52

"Health care provider" Sec. 52. "Health care provider", for purposes of IC 31-32-11-1, IC 31-33, IC 31-34-7-4, and IC 31-39-8-4, means any of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-53

"Home state" Sec. 53. (a) "Home state", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set forth in IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-54

"Identifying information" Sec. 54. "Identifying information", for purposes of IC 31-19-9-6 and IC 31-19-17 through IC 31-19-25, means: (1) any name that a party to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-55

"Includes" Sec. 55. "Includes" means includes but is not limited to. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-56

"Income" Sec. 56. "Income", for purposes of IC 31-16-15, IC 31-16-16, and the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-57

"Income payor" Sec. 57. "Income payor", for purposes of IC 31-16-15, IC 31-16-16, and the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-58

"Income withholding order" Sec. 58. "Income withholding order", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-58.5

"Indicated" Sec. 58.5. "Indicated", for purposes of IC 31-33-8-12, means facts obtained during an investigation of suspected child abuse or neglect that: (1) provide: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-59

"Initial decree" Sec. 59. "Initial decree", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-17-3-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-60

"Initiating state" Sec. 60. "Initiating state", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-18-1-9. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-61

"Initiating tribunal" Sec. 61. "Initiating tribunal", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-62

"Intake officer" Sec. 62. "Intake officer", for purposes of the juvenile law, means a probation officer or a caseworker who performs ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-63

"Intended biological parent" Sec. 63. "Intended biological parent", for purposes of sections 126 and 127 of this chapter, means a party to a surrogate agreement who: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-64

"Interested person" Sec. 64. "Interested person", for purposes of IC 31-19-20 and IC 31-19-24, means any of the following: (1) An adoptee. (2) A ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-65

"Issuing state" Sec. 65. "Issuing state", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-18-1-11. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-66

"Issuing tribunal" Sec. 66. "Issuing tribunal", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-18-1-12. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-67

"Joint legal custody" Sec. 67. "Joint legal custody", for purposes of IC 31-17-2-13, IC 31-17-2-14, and IC 31-17-2-15, means that the persons awarded joint custody will ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-68

"Judge" Sec. 68. "Judge", for purposes of the juvenile law, refers to the judge of the juvenile court. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-69

"Juvenile" Sec. 69. "Juvenile", for purposes of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles under IC 31-37-23-1, has the meaning set ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-70

"Juvenile court" Sec. 70. "Juvenile court", for purposes of the juvenile law, refers to a court having juvenile jurisdiction. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-71

"Juvenile detention facility" Sec. 71. "Juvenile detention facility", for purposes of the juvenile law, means a facility described in IC 31-31-8-2. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-72

"Juvenile law" Sec. 72. "Juvenile law" refers to IC 31-30 through IC 31-40. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-73

"Law" Sec. 73. "Law", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-74

"Law enforcement agency" Sec. 74. "Law enforcement agency", for purposes of IC 31-36, means a governmental agency or department whose principal function ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-75

"Legal settlement" Sec. 75. "Legal settlement", for purposes of IC 31-34-20-5, IC 31-34-21-10, IC 31-37-19-26, and IC 31-37-20-6, has the meaning ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-76

"Legend drug" Sec. 76. "Legend drug", for purposes of the juvenile law, has the meaning set forth in IC 16-18-2-199. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-76.5

"Long term foster parent" Sec. 76.5. "Long term foster parent", for purposes of IC 31-34-21-4 and IC 31-34-21-4.5, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-34-21-4.6. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-77

"Maternal or paternal grandparent" Sec. 77. "Maternal or paternal grandparent", for purposes of IC 31-17-5, includes: (1) the adoptive parent of the child's parent; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-78

"Medical history" Sec. 78. "Medical history", for purposes of IC 31-19-18 through IC 31-19-20, means: (1) a comprehensive report required by IC 31-19-2-7; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-79

"Medical information" Sec. 79. "Medical information", for purposes of IC 31-19-18, IC 31-19-20, and IC 31-19-24, means any information that may affect the medical history of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-80

"Member agency" Sec. 80. "Member agency", for purposes of IC 31-38, means: (1) a county office of family and children; (2) a school corporation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-81

"Modification decree" Sec. 81. "Modification decree", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-17-3-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-82

"Neglected child" or "dependent child" Sec. 82. "Neglected child" or "dependent child", for purposes of IC 31-37-23, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-37-23-5. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-83

"Noncustodial parent" Sec. 83. "Noncustodial parent", for purposes of IC 31-14-13-10, IC 31-14-15, and IC 31-17-4, means the parent who is not the custodial parent. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-84

"Nonidentifying information" Sec. 84. "Nonidentifying information", for purposes of IC 31-19-18, IC 31-19-21, IC 31-19-23, and IC 31-19-24, means any information, other than a medical history, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-85

"Obligee" or "petitioner" Sec. 85. (a) "Obligee", for purposes of IC 31-16-16, means a person who is entitled to receive a payment under a support order. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-86

"Obligor" or "respondent" Sec. 86. (a) "Obligor", for purposes of IC 31-16-15 and IC 31-16-16, means an individual who has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-87

"Omission" Sec. 87. "Omission", for purposes of IC 31-34-1-2, means an occurrence in which the parent, guardian, or custodian allowed the child of the parent, guardian, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-88

"Parent" Sec. 88. "Parent", for purposes of the juvenile law, means a biological or an adoptive parent. Unless otherwise specified, the term includes both parents, regardless ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-88.5

"Parenting time" Sec. 88.5. "Parenting time" means the time set aside by a court order for a parent and child to spend together. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-89

"Person" Sec. 89. (a) "Person", for purposes of the juvenile law, means: (1) a human being; (2) a corporation; (3) a limited liability ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-90

"Person acting as parent" Sec. 90. "Person acting as parent", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-91

"Petitioner" or "obligee" Sec. 91. "Petitioner" or "obligee", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-92

"Physical custody" Sec. 92. "Physical custody", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-17-3-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-92.5

"Plan" Sec. 92.5. (a) "Plan", for purposes of IC 31-34-24, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-34-24-1. (b) "Plan", for purposes of IC 31-37-24, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-93

"Pre-adoptive sibling" Sec. 93. "Pre-adoptive sibling", for purposes of: (1) IC 31-19-18; (2) IC 31-19-16.5; and (3) IC 31-19-25; means a sibling ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-94

"Preliminary inquiry" Sec. 94. "Preliminary inquiry", for purposes of IC 31-34 and IC 31-37, means an informal investigation into the facts and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-95

"Premarital agreement" Sec. 95. "Premarital agreement", for purposes of the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act under IC 31-11-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-11-3-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-96

"Prior family law and juvenile law" Sec. 96. "Prior family law and juvenile law", for purposes of IC 31-10, refers to the statutes that are repealed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-97

"Probation or parole" Sec. 97. "Probation or parole", for purposes of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles under IC 31-37-23-1, has the meaning set forth in IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-98

"Property" Sec. 98. (a) "Property", for purposes of the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act under IC 31-11-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-11-3-3. (b) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-99

"Prosecuting attorney" Sec. 99. "Prosecuting attorney", for purposes of the juvenile law, means the prosecuting attorney or the prosecuting attorney's deputy of the judicial circuit where ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-100

"Putative father" Sec. 100. "Putative father", for purposes of IC 31-19 and IC 31-35-1, means a male of any age who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-101

"Reason to believe" Sec. 101. "Reason to believe", for purposes of IC 31-33, means evidence that, if presented to individuals of similar background and training, would ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-102

"Receiving state" Sec. 102. "Receiving state", for purposes of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles under IC 31-37-23-1, has the meaning ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-103

"Referring agency" Sec. 103. "Referring agency", for purposes of IC 31-38, means: (1) a juvenile court; (2) a court having civil jurisdiction; (3) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-104

"Register" Sec. 104. "Register", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-18-1-16. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-105

"Registering tribunal" Sec. 105. "Registering tribunal", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-18-1-17. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-106

"Registry" Sec. 106. (a) "Registry", for purposes of IC 31-19-5, refers to the putative father registry established by IC 31-19-5-2. (b) "Registry", for purposes of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-107

"Relative" Sec. 107. "Relative", for purposes of IC 31-19-18, means: (1) an adoptive or whole blood related parent; (2) a sibling; or (3) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-108

"Residence" Sec. 108. "Residence", for purposes of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles under IC 31-37-23-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-37-23-1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-109

"Residence state" Sec. 109. "Residence state", for purposes of the Interstate Compact on Adoption Assistance under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-110

"Respondent" or "obligor" Sec. 110. "Respondent" or "obligor", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-111

"Responding state" Sec. 111. "Responding state", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-112

"Responding tribunal" Sec. 112. "Responding tribunal", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-18-1-19. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-113

"Restrictive placement" Sec. 113. "Restrictive placement", for purposes of IC 31-38, means a residential placement of a child at a residence other than: (1) the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-113.5

"School" Sec. 113.5. "School", for purposes of IC 31-39-2-13.8, means a: (1) public school (including a charter school as defined in IC 20-24-1-4); or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-114

"Secure facility" Sec. 114. "Secure facility", for purposes of the juvenile law, means a place of residence, other than a shelter care facility, that prohibits the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-115

"Secure private facility" Sec. 115. "Secure private facility", for purposes of the juvenile law, means the following: (1) A facility that is licensed under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-116

"Sending state" Sec. 116. "Sending state", for purposes of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles under IC 31-37-23-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-37-23-1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-117

"Shelter care facility" Sec. 117. "Shelter care facility", for purposes of the juvenile law, means a place of residence that: (1) is licensed under the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-118

"Spousal support order" Sec. 118. "Spousal support order", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-119

"State" Sec. 119. (a) "State", for purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Law under IC 31-17-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-17-3-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-120

"State department" Sec. 120. "State department", for purposes of IC 31-19-5, refers to the state department of health. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-121

"State registrar" Sec. 121. "State registrar", for purposes of IC 31-19-18 through IC 31-19-25, means the person who: (1) is in charge of the division ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-122

"Substantially similar law" Sec. 122. "Substantially similar law", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-123

"Substantiated" Sec. 123. "Substantiated", for purposes of IC 31-33, IC 31-34-8-4, and IC 31-37-9-5, means a determination regarding the status of a report made under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-124

"Support enforcement agency" Sec. 124. "Support enforcement agency", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-125

"Support order" Sec. 125. (a) "Support order", for purposes of IC 31-16-16, means any judgment, decree, or order of child support issued by a court, in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-126

"Surrogate" Sec. 126. "Surrogate", for purposes of IC 31-20, means a party to a surrogate agreement who agrees to bear or bears a child that is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-127

"Surrogate agreement" Sec. 127. "Surrogate agreement", for purposes of IC 31-20, means an agreement that is entered into before the birth of a child between a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-128

"System" Sec. 128. "System", for purposes of IC 31-33-20, refers to the automated child protection system. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-129

"Team" Sec. 129. (a) "Team", for purposes of IC 31-33-3, refers to a community child protection team appointed under IC 31-33-3. (b) "Team", for purposes ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-130

"Title IV-D agency" Sec. 130. "Title IV-D agency" means: (1) the bureau of child support established in the department of child services established by IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-131

"Tribunal" Sec. 131. "Tribunal", for purposes of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act under IC 31-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 31-18-1-25. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-132

"Unsubstantiated" Sec. 132. "Unsubstantiated", for purposes of IC 31-33 and IC 31-39-8-4, means a determination regarding the status of a report made ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-133

"Victim of child abuse or neglect" Sec. 133. (a) "Victim of child abuse or neglect", for purposes of IC 31-32-11-1 and IC 31-33, refers to a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-9-2-134

"Voluntary information" Sec. 134. "Voluntary information", for purposes of IC 31-19-18, means the information transmitted to the state registrar as provided in IC 31-19-18-3. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-1-1

Purpose of recodification act Sec. 1. The purpose of the recodification act of the 1997 regular session of the general assembly is to recodify prior family ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-1-2

Statutory construction Sec. 2. Subject to section 1 of this chapter, sections 3 through 8 of this chapter shall be applied to the statutory construction of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-1-3

Effect on existing rights and liabilities Sec. 3. (a) The recodification act of the 1997 regular session of the general assembly does not affect: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-1-4

Recodification of prior family law and juvenile law Sec. 4. The recodification act of the 1997 regular session of the general assembly shall be construed as ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-1-5

References to repealed or replaced statutes Sec. 5. Subject to section 8 of this chapter, a reference in a statute or rule to a statute that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-1-6

References to provisions of recodification act Sec. 6. A citation reference in the recodification act of the 1997 regular session of the general assembly to another ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-1-7

References to rules Sec. 7. (a) As used in the recodification act of the 1997 regular session of the general assembly, a reference to rules adopted ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-1-8

References to provisions of prior family law and juvenile law Sec. 8. (a) A reference in the recodification act of the 1997 regular session of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-10-2-1

Policy and purpose Sec. 1. It is the policy of this state and the purpose of this title to: (1) recognize the importance of family ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-1-1

Same sex marriages prohibited Sec. 1. (a) Only a female may marry a male. Only a male may marry a female. (b) A marriage between ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-1-2

Marriage to close relative prohibited; marriages between cousins; exceptions Sec. 2. Two (2) individuals may not marry each other if the individuals are more closely related ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-1-3

Bigamous marriages prohibited Sec. 3. Two (2) individuals may not marry each other if either individual has a husband or wife who is alive. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-1-4

Minimum age for marriage Sec. 4. Except as provided in section 5 or 6 of this chapter, two (2) individuals may not marry each other ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-1-5

Consent to underage marriage Sec. 5. Two (2) individuals may marry each other if: (1) both individuals are at least seventeen (17) years of age; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-1-6

Issuance of marriage license to underage persons; procedure; confidentiality of records Sec. 6. (a) Two (2) individuals may marry each other if: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-2-1

Necessity of consent to marry Sec. 1. Except as provided in section 3 of this chapter, each individual who is less than eighteen (18) years of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-2-2

Execution of consent to marry Sec. 2. (a) A consent to marry under this chapter must be signed and verified in the presence of the clerk ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-2-3

Issuance of marriage license to minor not obtaining required consent; procedure Sec. 3. (a) An individual who is less than eighteen (18) years of age may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-1

Applicability of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a premarital agreement executed on or after July 1, 1995. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-2

"Premarital agreement" defined Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "premarital agreement" means an agreement between prospective spouses that: (1) is executed in contemplation of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-3

"Property" defined Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "property" means an interest, present or future, legal or equitable, vested or contingent, in real and personal ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-4

Agreement must be in writing; consideration not required Sec. 4. A premarital agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. The agreement is enforceable ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-5

Content; child support unaffected Sec. 5. (a) Parties to a premarital agreement may contract with each other regarding the following matters: (1) The rights and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-6

Effective date Sec. 6. A premarital agreement becomes effective upon marriage. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-7

Amendment or revocation must be in writing; consideration not required Sec. 7. After marriage, a premarital agreement may be amended or revoked only by a written ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-8

Enforceability of agreement Sec. 8. (a) A premarital agreement is not enforceable if a party against whom enforcement is sought proves that: (1) the party ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-9

Effect of void marriage Sec. 9. If a marriage is determined to be void, an agreement that would otherwise have been a premarital agreement is enforceable ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-3-10

Tolling of statute of limitations during marriage; equitable defenses Sec. 10. Any statute of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-1

Marriage license required to marry Sec. 1. Before two (2) individuals may marry each other, the individuals must obtain a marriage license under this chapter. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-2

Prerequisites for issuance of marriage license Sec. 2. A clerk of a circuit court may not issue a marriage license unless the individuals who apply for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-3

County of residence or solemnization; place to obtain license Sec. 3. Individuals who intend to marry must obtain a marriage license from the clerk of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-4

Application; sexually transmitted diseases acknowledgment; religious objections Sec. 4. (a) An application for a marriage license must be written and verified. The application must contain the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-5

Distribution of information concerning dangerous communicable diseases that are sexually transmitted Sec. 5. (a) The clerk of the circuit court shall distribute to marriage license ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-6

Proof of birth date Sec. 6. Each individual who applies for a marriage license must submit to the clerk of the circuit court: (1) a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-7

Birth date information required for issuance of marriage license Sec. 7. A clerk of a circuit court or a deputy of the clerk may not issue ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-8

Filing of consent to marry; entry of notice of filing Sec. 8. If a written consent is required by IC 31-11-2, a clerk of a circuit ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-9

Expiration of application Sec. 9. An application for a marriage license expires sixty (60) days after the application is filed with the clerk of the circuit ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-10

Expiration of license Sec. 10. A marriage license expires sixty (60) days after the license is issued unless a marriage is solemnized under the license within ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-11

Conditions precluding issuance of marriage license Sec. 11. A clerk of a circuit court may not issue a marriage license if either of the individuals who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-12

Refusal to issue marriage license; notice; hearing; finding; costs Sec. 12. (a) If it appears that two (2) individuals do not have a right to a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-13

Duty to present marriage license to individual authorized to solemnize marriages Sec. 13. Individuals who intend to marry ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-14

Marriage license as authorization of solemnization of marriage Sec. 14. A marriage license that is issued under this chapter is the legal authority for an individual ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-15

Marriage certificates Sec. 15. Each marriage license must have two (2) certificates attached to the license. The state department of health shall prescribe a uniform form ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-16

Completion, disposition, filing, and recording of marriage certificates and marriage licenses Sec. 16. (a) The individual who solemnizes a marriage shall do the following: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-17

Failure to file marriage certificates and marriage licenses; declaratory order upon proof of marriage; legal effect; recording requirements Sec. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-18

Marriage records, forms, and indexes Sec. 18. (a) The clerk of the circuit court shall forward marriage records to the state department of health on at ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-4-19

Public inspection of statistical data from marriage records Sec. 19. Statistical data derived from records of marriages are open to public inspection. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-5

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.41-2005, SEC.2.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-6-1

Persons authorized to solemnize marriages Sec. 1. Marriages may be solemnized by any of the following: (1) A member of the clergy of a religious ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-7-1

Abolition of legal disabilities of married women to make contracts Sec. 1. All legal disabilities of a married woman to make contracts are abolished. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-7-2

Married women's property rights Sec. 2. A married woman has the same rights concerning real and personal property that an unmarried woman has. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-7-3

Tort liability of married women Sec. 3. A married woman is liable for torts committed by the woman. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-7-4

Husband's immunity for wife's contracts or torts Sec. 4. A husband is not liable for the contracts or torts of his wife. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-8-1

Marriages void without legal proceedings Sec. 1. A marriage that is solemnized in Indiana and is void under section 2, 3, or 5 of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-8-2

Prior existing marriage Sec. 2. A marriage is void if either party to the marriage had a wife or husband who was living when the marriage ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-8-3

Marriage to close relative; marriages between cousins; exceptions Sec. 3. A marriage is void if the parties to the marriage are more closely related than second ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-8-4

Mentally incompetent persons Sec. 4. A marriage is void if either party to the marriage was mentally incompetent when the marriage was solemnized. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-8-5

Common law marriages entered into after January 1, 1958 Sec. 5. A marriage is void if the marriage is a common law marriage that was entered ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-8-6

Foreign marriage solemnized between Indiana residents to evade Indiana law Sec. 6. A marriage is void if the parties to the marriage: (1) are residents ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-9-1

Actions to annul voidable marriages Sec. 1. Actions to annul voidable marriages under this chapter are governed by IC 31-11-10. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-9-2

Incapacity to marry because of age or mental incompetence Sec. 2. A marriage is voidable if a party to the marriage was incapable because of age ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-9-3

Fraud Sec. 3. A marriage is voidable if the marriage was brought about through fraud on the part of one (1) of the parties to the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-10-1

Action by party incapable of contracting marriage because of age or mental incompetence Sec. 1. (a) This section applies to a marriage that is voidable under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-10-2

Action by victim of fraud; defense Sec. 2. (a) This section applies to a marriage that is voidable under IC 31-11-9-3 on the ground that the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-10-3

Jurisdiction Sec. 3. A circuit or superior court has jurisdiction over actions to annul voidable marriages under this chapter. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-10-4

Procedure Sec. 4. An action to annul a voidable marriage under this chapter must be conducted in accordance with IC 31-15. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-11-1

False information in marriage license application Sec. 1. A person who knowingly furnishes false information to a clerk of the circuit court when the person applies ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-11-2

False information in verified written consent Sec. 2. A person who knowingly furnishes false information in a verified written consent under IC 31-11-2 commits a Class ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-11-3

False information concerning applicant's physical condition Sec. 3. An applicant for a marriage license who knowingly furnishes false information concerning the applicant's physical ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-11-4

Acceptance of false information concerning applicant's physical condition Sec. 4. A clerk of the circuit court or a deputy of the clerk who issues a license ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-11-5

Solemnization of marriage in violation of this article Sec. 5. A person who: (1) is authorized to solemnize marriages by IC 31-11-6; and (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-11-6

Attempt to solemnize marriage by person not authorized to solemnize marriages Sec. 6. A person who: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-11-7

Solemnization of marriage between persons prohibited from marrying Sec. 7. A person who knowingly solemnizes ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-11-11-8

Failure to timely file marriage license and duplicate marriage certificate Sec. 8. A person who: (1) solemnizes a marriage; and (2) fails to file ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-1

Determination of necessity to establish court Sec. 1. (a) This chapter applies only in judicial circuits in which the judges of the superior and circuit courts ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-2

Designation of judges; sessions of court Sec. 2. In judicial circuits having at least three (3) judges of the superior court, the judges of the superior ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-3

Designation of court Sec. 3. Each court exercising the jurisdiction conferred by this chapter may be designated as a domestic relations court. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-4

Jurisdiction; supplemental powers Sec. 4. (a) Whenever a domestic relations court is established under this chapter, the domestic relations court has jurisdiction over all proceedings in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-5

Absence or inability of judge to perform duties; appointment of substitute Sec. 5. (a) If a judge appointed to act as judge of the domestic relations ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-6

Duty of clerk of judicial circuit court to file cases in domestic relations court Sec. 6. The clerk of the courts in a judicial circuit in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-7

Forms of action; caption Sec. 7. The forms of action for: (1) dissolution of marriage; (2) annulment; (3) separation; (4) child support; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-8

Petition invoking jurisdiction for reconciliation or amicable settlement Sec. 8. Before the filing of an action for dissolution of marriage, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-9

Appointment of referees, counselors, assistants, and clerks; compensation; expenses Sec. 9. (a) In each of the judicial circuits in which this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-10

Referee's duties Sec. 10. A domestic relations referee shall perform such duties as the judge of the domestic relations court assigns to the referee. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-11

Counselor's duties Sec. 11. A domestic relations counselor shall, when directed by the judge of any domestic relations court, perform the following duties in domestic relations ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-12

Director of domestic relations counseling Sec. 12. The judge of a domestic relations court may appoint from among the domestic relations counselors one (1) counselor to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-13

Counseling service not condonation of acts constituting grounds for dissolution of marriage Sec. 13. The: (1) use of counseling service provided under this chapter; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-14

Private counseling proceedings; confidential communications Sec. 14. (a) All counseling: (1) proceedings; (2) interviews; and (3) conferences; shall be held in private. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-15

Setting cause for hearing Sec. 15. If after a reasonable time it appears that the use of counseling services under this chapter is not effective, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-1-16

Court of record Sec. 16. (a) This section does not apply to counseling proceedings, interviews, conferences, and communications that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-1

Application of law Sec. 1. This chapter applies only to the following: (1) A judicial circuit in which there is located a consolidated city and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-2

Creation Sec. 2. For: (1) any judicial circuit in which there is located a consolidated city, the judges described in section 1(1) of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-3

Order compelling party to cooperate in counseling services Sec. 3. A judge may order either or both parties in a domestic relations proceeding to: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-4

Actions and proceedings in which counseling services shall be provided; referrals Sec. 4. (a) A domestic relations counseling bureau shall provide counseling service to the parties ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-5

Appointment of referees, counselors, assistants, clerks, and other personnel; compensation; expenses Sec. 5. (a) The judges described in section 1(1) of this chapter and the judge ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-6

Duties of bureau Sec. 6. The domestic relations counseling bureau shall perform the following duties in domestic relations cases and such other duties as the judges ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-7

Counseling service not condonation of acts constituting grounds for divorce or dissolution of marriage Sec. 7. The: (1) use of counseling service provided under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-8

Private counseling proceedings; confidential communications Sec. 8. (a) All counseling: (1) proceedings; (2) interviews; and (3) conferences; shall be held in private. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-9

Majority decision of judges Sec. 9. The judges in carrying out this chapter must act by a majority of all their number. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-10

Rules; special orders Sec. 10. The judges described in section 1(1) of this chapter and the judge described in section 1(2) of this chapter shall establish ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-11

Gifts and donations Sec. 11. The domestic relations counseling bureau may receive gifts and donations from private sources under approval of the judges or the judge ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-2-12

Incorporation of records and property of marriage counseling service into bureau's service Sec. 12. In a circuit or county that has a marriage counseling service paid ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-3-1

Establishment Sec. 1. Any court that exercises jurisdiction over domestic relations cases may establish a family relations division of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-3-2

Persons authorized to administer division Sec. 2. The family relations division may be administered by: (1) the community mental health center; (2) a managed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-12-3-3

Services offered by division; conciliation procedures Sec. 3. The family relations division shall offer counseling and related services to persons before the court. Conciliation procedures are ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-13-1-1

Parties to marriage more closely related than second cousins Sec. 1. If a marriage is void because the parties to the marriage are more closely ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-13-1-2

Bigamous marriages Sec. 2. If: (1) a marriage is void because either of the parties to the marriage has a living husband or wife; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-13-1-3

Child of annulled marriage Sec. 3. A child of a marriage that is annulled under IC 31-11-10 (or IC 31-7-7 before its repeal) is considered to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-13-2-1

Petition to establish whether child was born in wedlock; notice; hearing; determination; review Sec. 1. (a) A person interested in establishing whether a child was born ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-13-2-2

Finality of determination; subsequent review on petition of defendant less than 18 years of age at time of determination Sec. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-13-2-3

Child of common law marriage consummated before January 2, 1958 Sec. 3. A child of a common law marriage that was consummated before January 2, 1958, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-13-3-1

Law governing termination Sec. 1. The termination of a parent-child relationship is governed by IC 31-35. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.5. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-1-1

Public policy regarding establishment of paternity Sec. 1. The general assembly favors the public policy of establishing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-1.5-1

Bonds; requirements Sec. 1. A bond required under this article to secure the obligation of child support, enforcement of a custody order, or enforcement of a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-1.5-2

Bonds; form Sec. 2. A bond described in section 1 of this chapter may be prepared in substantially the following form: STATE OF INDIANA ) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-1.5-3

Forfeiture; use of proceeds Sec. 3. Upon forfeiture, the proceeds of the security, a bond, or other guarantee ordered to secure the obligation of child support, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-1.5-4

Forfeiture; excess proceeds Sec. 4. Upon forfeiture, the proceeds of the security, a bond, or other guarantee ordered to secure the obligation of child support, enforcement ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-2-1

Exclusive methods of establishing paternity Sec. 1. A man's paternity may only be established: (1) in an action under this article; or (2) by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-3-1

Application of Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure Sec. 1. The Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure apply to paternity actions. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.6. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-3-2

Venue Sec. 2. Venue lies in the county in which the child, the mother, or the alleged father resides. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.6. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-4-1

Persons permitted to file action Sec. 1. A paternity action may be filed by the following persons: (1) The mother or expectant mother. (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-4-2

Prosecuting attorney to file action and represent child Sec. 2. (a) Upon the request of: (1) the child; (2) the mother or expectant mother; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-4-3

Division or county office of family and children may file action Sec. 3. The division of family and children or a county office of family and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-5-1

Verification of petition; caption Sec. 1. Each petition in a paternity action must: (1) be verified; and (2) be captioned "In the Matter of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-5-2

Petition by minors and incompetent persons; time for filing petition; tolling of limitations during period of incompetency Sec. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-5-3

Time for filing action Sec. 3. (a) This section does not apply to an action filed by the division of family and children or its agents ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-5-4

Action by division or county office of family and children furnishing public assistance; time for filing action Sec. 4. If: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-5-5

Action to be filed during lifetime or within five months of death of alleged father Sec. 5. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, an action ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-5-6

Necessary parties Sec. 6. The child, the child's mother, and each person alleged to be the father are necessary parties to each action. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-5-7

Registration with putative father registry Sec. 7. A man who files or is a party to a paternity action shall register with the putative father registry ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-5-8

Action not barred by child's death or stillbirth or mother's death Sec. 8. An action not otherwise barred is not barred by: (1) the death ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-6-1

Blood or genetic testing Sec. 1. Upon the motion of any party, the court shall order all of the parties to a paternity action to undergo ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-6-2

Objections and admissibility Sec. 2. A party may object to the admissibility of genetic test results obtained under section 1 of this chapter (or IC 31-6-6.1-8(a) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-6-3

Test results; effect; admissibility Sec. 3. The results of the tests and the finding of the expert: (1) constitute conclusive evidence if the results and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-6-4

Costs of blood or genetic testing Sec. 4. If the state or a political subdivision of the state pays the initial costs of blood testing or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-6-5

Chain of custody of blood or genetic specimens taken for testing Sec. 5. The chain of custody of blood or genetic specimens taken for testing may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-7-1

Presumptions; child's biological father Sec. 1. A man is presumed to be a child's biological father if: (1) the: (A) man and the child's ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-7-2

Rebuttable presumption; child's biological father Sec. 2. (a) If there is not a presumed biological father under section 1 or 1.5 of this chapter, there is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-7-3

Paternity affidavits Sec. 3. A man is a child's legal father if the man executed a paternity affidavit in accordance with IC 16-37-2-2.1 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-8-1

Finding of paternity without hearing Sec. 1. The court may enter a finding that a man is the child's biological father without first holding a hearing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-8-2

Default order against alleged father failing to appear at hearing Sec. 2. If a man who is the alleged father in a paternity action under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-8-3

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.257-1997(ss) , SEC.40.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-8-4

Continuance of final hearing Sec. 4. Upon the request of any party, the court shall grant a continuance of the final paternity hearing until after the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-9-1

Preparation of record of paternity determination Sec. 1. Upon a finding that a man is a child's biological father, the clerk of the court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-9-2

Submission to department Sec. 2. Not later than the tenth day of each month, the clerk of the court shall forward to the state department of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-10-1

Hearing to determine support, custody and parenting time following initial determination of paternity; order to probation officer or caseworker to prepare ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-10-2

Consultation with probation officer or caseworker; referral of child for evaluation Sec. 2. The probation officer or caseworker may do the following: (1) Consult with ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-10-3

Findings and orders without hearing Sec. 3. The court may make findings and orders without holding the hearing required by section 1 of this chapter if: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-1

Issuance of paternity and child support order upon execution of paternity affidavit Sec. 1. If: (1) a paternity affidavit is executed under IC 16-37-2-2.1; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-1.1

Temporary order for child support Sec. 1.1. In a paternity proceeding, the court shall issue a temporary order for child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-2

Support order; relevant factors; account at financial institution Sec. 2. (a) The court may order either or both parents to pay any reasonable amount for child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-3

Expenses for child's higher education and health care; Title IV-D fees Sec. 3. (a) Where appropriate, the support order may include: (1) money for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-4

Higher education expenses; reduction of other child support Sec. 4. If the court orders support for a child's educational expenses at an institution of higher learning ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-5

Date for support obligation to begin Sec. 5. The support order: (1) may include the period dating from the birth of the child; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-6

Setting aside parent's property Sec. 6. The court may set aside any portion of either parent's property that may be necessary and proper for the support ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-7

Security, bond, or guarantee of obligation Sec. 7. The court may provide in: (1) a support order; or (2) modification of a support order; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-8

Modification or revocation of support order Sec. 8. A support order may be modified or revoked upon a showing: (1) of a substantial change in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-9

Support payments to appropriate person or agency Sec. 9. The court may order that support payments be made to any appropriate person or agency. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-10

Use of support exclusively for child's benefit; Title IV-D disbursements and fees Sec. 10. Support payments may be used only for the benefit of the child. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-11

Clerk as trustee for remittance Sec. 11. The court shall require that support payments be made through the clerk of the court or the child support ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-12

Forwarding of payments to Title IV-D agency Sec. 12. (a) If the clerk of the court is notified by the Title IV-D agency or the agency's ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-13

Records; accounting Sec. 13. (a) The clerk shall maintain records listing the following: (1) The amount of child support payments. (2) The date when ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-14

Duty to furnish Social Security number and employer information Sec. 14. The custodial parent and the noncustodial parent shall furnish the following information to the clerk ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-15

Notice of change of address, federal assistance, and other conditions affecting support order Sec. 15. At the time of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-16

Duty of noncustodial parent to furnish employer and health insurance information and Social Security number Sec. 16. In ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-17

Funeral expenses Sec. 17. If the child dies while a support order is in effect, the court may order either or both parents to pay reasonable ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-18

Termination of child support Sec. 18. The duty to support a child under this article (or IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-19

Effect of child's emancipation or death of parent obligated to pay support Sec. 19. Unless otherwise agreed in writing or expressly provided in the order, provisions ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-20

Death of parent obligated to pay support; modification or revocation of support Sec. 20. Subject to section 19 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-21

Claim against parent's estate Sec. 21. Child support that: (1) the parent was obligated to pay; and (2) has not been paid at the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-22

Collection of arrearages Sec. 22. The obligation of a person to pay child support arrearages does not terminate when the person's duty to support a child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-23

Termination of child support obligation; fraud or mistake of fact Sec. 23. If a court vacates or has vacated a man's paternity of a child based ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-11-24

Accounting of future expenditures Sec. 24. After a proper showing of necessity, the court may order the person receiving child support to provide an accounting of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-1

Delinquent child support payments; interest charges Sec. 1. (a) A court may, upon application by a person or an agency entitled to receive child support payments ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-2

Enforcement of judgment; income withholding order Sec. 2. Upon application for enforcement of a support order, the court may: (1) enforce a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-2.5

State income tax setoff; delinquent child support Sec. 2.5. (a) This section does not apply to a support order entered in a Title IV-D case. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-3

Contempt Sec. 3. (a) If the court finds that a party is delinquent as a result of an intentional violation of an order for support, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-4

Suspension of delinquent person's driving privileges Sec. 4. If a court finds that a person is delinquent (as defined in IC 12-17-2-1.5) as a result of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-5

Suspension or denial of delinquent person's professional license Sec. 5. If a court finds that a person who is an applicant (as defined in IC 25-1-1.2-1), ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-6

Suspension of delinquent person's horse racing commission or gaming commission license Sec. 6. If a court finds that a person who holds a license issued under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-7

Suspension, denial, or nonrenewal of delinquent person's insurance, recovery, or bail agent's license Sec. 7. If a court finds that a person who holds a license ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-8

Provision of information regarding delinquent person to licensing authority Sec. 8. The Title IV-D agency shall provide the full name, date of birth, verified address, and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-12-9

Payment of arrearage; stay of order to licensing authority Sec. 9. Notwithstanding section 4, 5, 6, or 7 of this chapter, the court may stay issuance ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-1

Sole legal custody in biological mother; exceptions Sec. 1. A biological mother of a child born out of wedlock has sole legal custody of the child, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-2

Factors of custody determination Sec. 2. The court shall determine custody in accordance with the best interests of the child. In determining the child's best interests, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-2.5

Consideration of de facto custodian factors Sec. 2.5. (a) This section applies only if the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that the child has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-3

Interview of child in chambers Sec. 3. (a) The court may interview the child in chambers to ascertain the child's wishes. (b) The court may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-4

Authority of custodial parent to determine child's upbringing Sec. 4. The custodial parent may determine the child's upbringing, which includes education, health care, and religious training, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-5

Supervision of placement Sec. 5. The court may order the probation department, the county office of family and children, or any licensed child placing agency to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-6

Modification of child custody order Sec. 6. The court may not modify a child custody order unless: (1) modification is in the best interests of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-6.5

Security, bond, or guarantee Sec. 6.5. The court may provide in: (1) a custody order; or (2) a modification of a custody order; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-6.7

Security, bond, or guarantee; determinations Sec. 6.7. (a) The court shall consider requiring security, a bond, or another guarantee under section 6.5 of this chapter if ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-7

Determination; factors considered Sec. 7. In making a determination, the court shall consider the factors listed under section 2 of this chapter. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-8

Custody modification proceeding; violation of injunction or temporary restraining order as factor Sec. 8. An intentional violation by a custodial parent of an injunction ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-9

Custody modification proceeding; admissible evidence Sec. 9. In a proceeding for a custody modification, the court may not hear evidence on a matter occurring before the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-10

Notice of intent to move residence Sec. 10. If an individual who has been awarded custody of a child under this chapter (or IC 31-6-6.1-11 before ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-13-11

Notice of passport application for child Sec. 11. (a) If any party to a custody order applies for a passport for the child, the party who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-14-1

Parenting time rights of noncustodial parent; in chambers interview of child Sec. 1. (a) A noncustodial parent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-14-2

Modification or denial of parenting time Sec. 2. The court may modify an order granting or denying parenting time rights whenever modification would serve the best ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-14-2.5

Security, bond, or guarantee Sec. 2.5. The court may provide in: (1) a parenting time order; or (2) a modification of a parenting time ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-14-3

Grant or denial of visitation rights to noncustodial parent; effect on visitation rights of grandparent Sec. 3. An order granting or denying ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-14-4

Missed parenting time; noncustodial parent in military Sec. 4. A noncustodial parent who misses parenting time as the result of participation in an activity of: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-14-5

Supervised parenting time; conviction of crime involving domestic violence Sec. 5. (a) This section applies if a court finds that a noncustodial parent has been convicted ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-15-1

Parenting time rights; permanent injunction against custodial parent Sec. 1. A noncustodial parent who: (1) has been granted parenting time rights with a child who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-15-2

Parenting time rights; temporary restraining order against custodial parent Sec. 2. (a) If: (1) an application for an injunction ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-15-3

Security Sec. 3. (a) This section does not apply to an order under IC 31-14-11-7, IC 31-14-13-6.5, or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-15-4

Remedies for contempt Sec. 4. A court that finds a violation without justifiable cause by a custodial parent of an injunction or a temporary restraining order ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-15-5

Additional remedies Sec. 5. The remedies in this chapter are in addition to and do not limit other civil or criminal remedies available to the noncustodial ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-16-1

Protective order; procedure Sec. 1. A parent may request a court to issue a protective order against the other parent to prevent domestic or family violence ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-16-2

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-16-3

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-16-4

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-16-5

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-16-6

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-16-7

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-16-8

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-17-1

Expenses of mother's pregnancy and childbirth Sec. 1. The court shall order the father to pay at least fifty percent (50%) of the reasonable and necessary ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-18-1

Expenses of medical tests Sec. 1. The court may tax as costs the reasonable expenses of any medical tests authorized under IC 31-14-6 (or IC 31-6-6.1-8 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-18-2

Costs of maintaining action and attorney's fees Sec. 2. (a) The court may order a party to pay: (1) a reasonable amount for the cost ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-19-1

Full faith and credit to paternity determination by foreign jurisdiction Sec. 1. A court or Title IV-D agency shall give full ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-20-1

Duty to register Sec. 1. (a) This section does not apply to a man whose paternity is established under this article (or IC 31-6-6.1 before its ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-20-2

Failure to register; effect on parental rights in adoption proceedings Sec. 2. (a) A man who fails to register with the putative father registry as required ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-1

Applicability of IC 31-14-21-1 through IC 31-14-21-7 Sec. 1. Sections 1 through 7 of this chapter apply if a man who files or is a party ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-2

Nonapplicability of IC 31-14-21-1 through IC 31-14-21-7 Sec. 2. Sections 1 through 7 of this chapter do not apply to a man whose paternity of a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-3

Putative father's notice of paternity action; notice to attorney or agency in adoption proceedings Sec. 3. A putative father shall give notice of the paternity action ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-4

Putative father's notice of paternity action; notice to clerk having jurisdiction over adoption Sec. 4. A putative father who has not been served with notice of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-5

Content of notice Sec. 5. The notice required by sections 3 and 4 of this chapter must include: (1) the name of the court; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-6

Failure to provide notice; intervention by adoptive parents Sec. 6. If: (1) a putative father fails to provide notice under section 3 or 4 of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-7

Failure to provide notice; vacation of paternity determination; intervention by adoptive parents Sec. 7. If the court has already established the paternity of a father who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-8

Intervention by adoptive parents; purposes of intervention; objections to errors in paternity proceedings Sec. 8. (a) If: (1) an adoption of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-9

Duty of court with jurisdiction to establish paternity within period prescribed by chapter Sec. 9. (a) Subject to IC 31-19-2-14, if a court presiding over a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-9.1

Duty of court to order blood or genetic testing Sec. 9.1. (a) At the initial hearing held under section 9 of this chapter, the court shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-9.2

Final hearing to determine paternity and ruling Sec. 9.2. Not later than ninety (90) days after the initial hearing held under section 9 of this chapter, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-10

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.200-1999, SEC.34.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-11

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.200-1999, SEC.34.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-14-21-12

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.200-1999, SEC.34.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-1-1

Construction and application of article Sec. 1. This article shall be construed and applied to promote the purposes and policies of this article. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-1-2

Purposes and policies of article Sec. 2. The purposes and policies of this article are as follows: (1) To abolish the existing grounds for absolute ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-1

Applicability of Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure Sec. 1. Proceedings under this article must comply with the Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-2

Cause of action established Sec. 2. A cause of action for dissolution of marriage is established. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-3

Grounds for decree Sec. 3. Dissolution of marriage shall be decreed upon a finding by a court of one (1) of the following grounds and no ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-4

Caption Sec. 4. A proceeding for dissolution of marriage is commenced by the filing of a petition entitled, "In Re the marriage of _________ and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-5

Verified petition; averments Sec. 5. A petition for dissolution of marriage must: (1) be verified; and (2) set forth the following: (A) The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-6

Residence Sec. 6. (a) At the time of the filing of a petition under section 4 of this chapter, at least one (1) of the parties ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-7

Venue; legal separation proceeding pending or order in effect; disposition Sec. 7. (a) A petition or counter petition for dissolution of marriage must be filed in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-8

Service of petition and summons Sec. 8. Whenever a petition is filed, a copy of the petition, including a copy of a summons, shall be served ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-9

Responsive pleading or counter petition Sec. 9. A responsive pleading or a counter petition may be filed under this chapter. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-10

Final hearing Sec. 10. Except as provided in sections 13 and 14 of this chapter, in an action for a dissolution of marriage under section 2 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-11

Final hearing; action for legal separation pending when action for dissolution of marriage filed Sec. 11. If a petition has been filed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-12

Motion to dismiss by party who filed action; counter petition; hearing Sec. 12. (a) This section applies if a party who filed an action for dissolution ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-13

Summary dissolution decree Sec. 13. At least sixty (60) days after a petition is filed in an action for dissolution of marriage under section 2 of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-14

Bifurcation of issues; summary disposition orders Sec. 14. (a) The court may bifurcate the issues in an action for dissolution of marriage filed under section 2 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-15

Final hearing; evidence; dissolution decree; continuance; motion for dissolution Sec. 15. (a) At the final hearing on a petition for dissolution of marriage the court shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-16

Dissolution decree; scope; finality; remarriage pending appeal Sec. 16. (a) The court shall enter a dissolution decree: (1) when the court has made the findings ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-17

Agreements Sec. 17. (a) To promote the amicable settlements of disputes that have arisen or may arise between the parties to a marriage attendant upon the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-2-18

Name change of woman Sec. 18. A woman who desires the restoration of her maiden or previous married name must set out the name she desires ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-1

Applicability of Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure Sec. 1. Proceedings under this article must comply with the Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-2

Cause of action established Sec. 2. A cause of action for legal separation is established. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-3

Findings required for decree Sec. 3. Legal separation shall be decreed upon a finding by a court: (1) that conditions in or circumstances of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-4

Caption; verified petition; averments Sec. 4. A proceeding for legal separation is commenced by the filing of a petition entitled, "In Re the legal separation of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-5

Dissolution of marriage action; provisional order or decree as bar to legal separation proceeding Sec. 5. A proceeding may not be commenced under section 4 of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-6

Residence Sec. 6. (a) At the time of the filing of a petition for legal separation under section 4 of this chapter, at least one ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-7

Service of petition and summons Sec. 7. Whenever a petition is filed, a copy of the petition, including a copy of a summons, shall be served ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-8

Responsive pleading or counter petition Sec. 8. A responsive pleading or a counter petition may be filed under this chapter. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-9

Decree; term; findings Sec. 9. In an action for legal separation under section 2 of this chapter, the court may grant a decree for a separation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-10

Scope of decree Sec. 10. A decree under this chapter may include orders as provided in this article. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-3-11

Maintenance Sec. 11. A decree under this chapter may not include a maintenance provision that extends beyond ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-1

Motions Sec. 1. (a) In an action for dissolution of marriage under IC 31-15-2 or legal separation under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-2

Supporting affidavit Sec. 2. Except for a protective order under section 1 of this chapter, the motion must be accompanied by an affidavit setting forth the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-3

Motion for temporary restraining order Sec. 3. As a part of a motion for temporary maintenance, for support or custody of a child, or for possession ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-4

Hearing of motions Sec. 4. The motion for temporary maintenance, support or custody of a child, or possession of property under section 1 of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-5

Preliminary hearing of petition for temporary support or custody of child Sec. 5. The court shall immediately schedule a preliminary hearing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-6

Determination Sec. 6. The court shall determine: (1) after the hearing; and (2) not later than twenty-one (21) days after the petition is filed; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-7

Temporary restraining order Sec. 7. The court may issue a temporary restraining order if the court finds on the basis of the moving party's affidavit that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-8

Temporary orders Sec. 8. (a) The court may issue an order for temporary maintenance or support in such ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-9

Counseling Sec. 9. The court may require the parties to seek counseling for themselves or for a child of the parties under such terms and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-10

Joint counseling Sec. 10. The court may not require joint counseling of the parties under section 9 of this chapter: (1) without the consent of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-11

Change of venue or change from judge; effect on jurisdiction Sec. 11. The filing by either party of a motion for change of venue or change ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-12

Change of venue or change from judge; effect on provisional orders Sec. 12. If the court grants a change of venue or change from the judge ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-13

Provisional order; rights not prejudiced Sec. 13. The issuance of a provisional order is without prejudice to the rights of the parties or the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-14

Provisional order; termination Sec. 14. A provisional order terminates when: (1) the final decree is entered subject to right of appeal; or (2) the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-15

Provisional order; revocation or modification Sec. 15. The terms of a provisional order may be revoked or modified before the final decree on ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-4-16

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-5-10

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) IC 31-15-5-11 Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-1

Appointment Sec. 1. A court in a proceeding under this article may appoint: (1) a guardian ad litem; (2) a court appointed special advocate; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-2

Persons ineligible for appointment Sec. 2. A court may not appoint a party to the proceedings, the party's employee, or the party's representative as the: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-3

Protection of best interests of the child Sec. 3. A guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate shall represent and protect the best interests of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-4

Term of appointment Sec. 4. A guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate serves until the court enters an order for removal. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-5

Officers of the court Sec. 5. The guardian ad litem or the court appointed special advocate, or both, are considered officers of the court for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-6

Representation by attorney Sec. 6. The guardian ad litem or the court appointed special advocate may be represented by an attorney. If necessary to protect the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-7

Subpoena powers; presentation of evidence Sec. 7. A guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate appointed by a court under this chapter (or IC 31-1-11.5-28 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-8

Continuing supervision Sec. 8. The court may order a guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate appointed by a court under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-9

Civil immunity Sec. 9. Except for gross misconduct: (1) a guardian ad litem; (2) a court appointed special advocate; (3) an employee ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-10

User fee; order for payment Sec. 10. The court may order either or both parents of a child for whom a guardian ad litem or court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-11

User fee; collection procedures Sec. 11. The court shall establish one (1) of the following procedures ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-12

Funds Sec. 12. Money remaining in a county's: (1) guardian ad litem fund; or (2) court appointed special advocate fund; at the end ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-6-13

User fee; report of receipt of payment Sec. 13. If the court orders either or both parents to pay the user fee according to section 11(2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-1

Order for maintenance Sec. 1. The court may order maintenance in: (1) final dissolution of marriage decrees entered under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-2

Findings concerning maintenance Sec. 2. A court may make the following findings concerning maintenance: (1) If the court finds a spouse to be physically or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-3

Modification or revocation of order for maintenance Sec. 3. Provisions of an order with respect to maintenance ordered under section 1 of this chapter (or IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-4

Division of property Sec. 4. (a) In an action for dissolution of marriage under IC 31-15-2-2, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-5

Presumption for equal division of marital property; rebuttal Sec. 5. The court shall presume that an equal division of the marital property between the parties is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-6

Money judgment award to spouse for expenses of higher education Sec. 6. If the court finds there is little or no marital property, the court may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-7

Tax consequences of property division Sec. 7. The court, in determining what is just and reasonable in dividing property under this chapter, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-8

Security, bond, or other guarantee of division of property Sec. 8. Upon entering an order under this chapter, the court may provide for the security, bond, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-9

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-9.1

Revocation or modification of property disposition orders; fraud Sec. 9.1. (a) The orders concerning property disposition entered under this chapter (or IC 31-1-11.5-9 before its repeal) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-7-10

Enforcement Sec. 10. Notwithstanding any other law, all orders and awards contained in a dissolution of marriage decree or legal separation decree may be enforced by: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-8-1

Governing law Sec. 1. The support of children and other dependents is governed by IC 31-16. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-9-1

Authorized referrals Sec. 1. Conciliation procedures may include referrals to any of the following: (1) The family relations division of the court, if established. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-9-2

Costs Sec. 2. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the parties shall pay the costs of conciliation procedures that the court orders. (b) If ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-9.4-1

Factors in determination Sec. 1. Whenever the court issues an order under this article, other than an ex parte order, the court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-9.4-2

Docketing; extension; report Sec. 2. When a case is ordered to mediation, the case shall be placed on the court docket for final hearing. The mediation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-10-1

Costs and attorney's fees; order for direct payment to attorney Sec. 1. (a) The court periodically may order a party to pay a reasonable amount for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-15-10-2

Exemption for agencies Sec. 2. Neither costs or attorney fees may be taxed against an agency, or the agency's agents, that is authorized ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-1-1

Construction and application of IC 31-16-1 through IC 31-16-12 Sec. 1. This chapter and IC 31-16-2 through IC 31-16-12 shall be construed and applied to promote ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-1-2

Purposes and policies of IC 31-16-1 through IC 31-16-12 Sec. 2. The purpose and policy of this chapter and IC 31-16-2 through IC 31-16-12 are to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-2-1

Applicability of Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure Sec. 1. Proceedings under this chapter and IC 31-16-3 through IC 31-16-12 must comply with the Indiana Rules of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-2-2

Cause of action established Sec. 2. A cause of action for child support is established. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-2-3

Caption; standing Sec. 3. A proceeding for child support must be commenced by the filing of a petition entitled, "In Re the support of __________". The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-2-4

Verified petition; averments Sec. 4. A petition for child support: (1) must be verified; and (2) must set forth the following: (A) The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-2-5

Service of petition and summons Sec. 5. Whenever a petition is filed, a copy of the petition, including a copy of a summons, shall be served ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-2-6

Residence Sec. 6. In an action for child support under section 2 of this chapter, one (1) of the parties must reside in the county at ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-2-7

Responsive pleading or counter petition Sec. 7. A responsive pleading or a counter petition may be filed under this chapter or IC 31-16-3 through IC 31-16-12. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-2-8

Decree; findings; scope Sec. 8. (a) The court shall enter a decree in an action under section 2 of this chapter when the court finds: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-3

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-3.5-1

Bonds; requirements Sec. 1. A bond required under this article to secure the obligation of child support must: (1) be in writing; and (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-3.5-2

Bonds; form Sec. 2. A bond described in section 1 of this chapter may be prepared in substantially the following form: STATE OF INDIANA ) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-3.5-3

Forfeiture; use of proceeds Sec. 3. Upon forfeiture, the proceeds of the security, a bond, or other guarantee ordered to secure the obligation of child support, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-3.5-4

Forfeiture; excess proceeds Sec. 4. The proceeds of the security, bond, or other guarantee ordered to secure the obligation of child support ordered under this article ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-4

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-5

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6-1

Child support orders; relevant factors; account at financial institution Sec. 1. (a) In an action ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6-2

Expenses for child's education and health care; Title IV-D fees Sec. 2. (a) The child support order or an educational support order may also include, where ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6-3

Setting aside parent's property Sec. 3. As part of the child support order the court may set apart the part of the property of either parent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6-4

Health and hospitalization insurance coverage Sec. 4. (a) A child support order may also include, where appropriate, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6-5

Security, bond, or other guarantees Sec. 5. Upon entering an order under section 1 of this chapter, the court may provide for such security, bond, or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6-6

Termination or modification of child support; emancipation of child Sec. 6. (a) The duty to support a child under this chapter ceases when ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6-7

Effect of child's emancipation or death of parent obligated to pay support Sec. 7. (a) Unless otherwise agreed in writing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6-8

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6.4-1

Factors in determination Sec. 1. Whenever the court issues an order under this article, other than an ex parte order, the court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-6.4-2

Docketing; extension; report Sec. 2. When a case is ordered to mediation, the case shall be placed on the court docket for final hearing. The mediation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-7

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-8-1

Modification or revocation of child support order or maintenance order Sec. 1. Provisions of an order with respect to child support or an order for maintenance ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-8-2

Health and hospitalization coverage Sec. 2. The court shall consider modifying a support order to include basic health and hospitalization coverage for the child if a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-8-3

Security, bond, or guarantee Sec. 3. The court may provide in a modification of a support order for the security, bond, or other guarantee that is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-9-1

Clerk as trustee for remittance Sec. 1. Upon entering an order for support in: (1) a dissolution of marriage decree under IC 31-15-2; (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-9-2

Records; accounting Sec. 2. (a) The clerk of the circuit court shall maintain records listing the following: (1) The amount of the payments. (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-9-3

Notice of change of address, federal assistance, and other conditions affecting support order Sec. 3. At the time of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-9-4

Duty to furnish Social Security number and employer information Sec. 4. The custodial parent and the noncustodial parent shall furnish the following information to the clerk ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-9-5

Duty of noncustodial parent to furnish employer and health insurance information and Social Security number Sec. 5. In ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-9-6

Accounting of future expenditures Sec. 6. At the time of entering an order for support or at any subsequent time, the court may order, upon a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-10-1

Payments of child support to third persons Sec. 1. Upon entering an order under IC 31-16-6-1 or at any subsequent time, the court may order, upon ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-10-2

Forwarding of payments to Title IV-D agency Sec. 2. (a) If the clerk of the court is notified by the Title IV-D agency or the agency's ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-10-3

Use of child support exclusively for child's benefit; Title IV-D disbursements and fees Sec. 3. (a) Any person or agency named in section 1 or 2 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-11-1

Costs of proceeding and attorney's fees Sec. 1. (a) The court periodically may order a party to pay a reasonable amount for: (1) the cost ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-11-2

Exemption for Title IV-D agencies Sec. 2. Neither costs or attorney's fees may be taxed against an agency, or the agency's agents, that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-1

Enforcement remedies Sec. 1. Notwithstanding any other law, all orders and awards contained in a child support decree or an order directing a person to pay ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-2

Delinquent child support payments; interest charges Sec. 2. The court may, upon a request by the person or agency entitled to receive child support payments, order ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-3

Arrearages; court orders Sec. 3. (a) The obligation of a person to pay child support arrearages does not terminate when the person's duty to support a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-4

Enforcement of judgment; income withholding order Sec. 4. Upon application to the court for enforcement of an order for support, the court may: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-5

Additional remedies Sec. 5. The enforcement remedies provided under this chapter are in addition to other remedies available for collecting delinquent support. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-6

Contempt Sec. 6. (a) If the court finds that a party is delinquent as a result of an intentional violation of an order for support, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-7

Suspension of delinquent person's driving privileges Sec. 7. If a court finds that a person is delinquent (as defined in IC 12-17-2-1.5) as a result of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-8

Suspension or denial of delinquent person's professional license Sec. 8. If a court finds that a person who is an applicant (as defined in IC 25-1-1.2-1), ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-9

Suspension of delinquent person's horse racing commission or gaming commission license Sec. 9. If a court finds that a person who holds a license issued under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-10

Suspension, denial, or nonrenewal of delinquent person's insurance, recovery, or bail agent's license Sec. 10. If a court finds that a person who holds a license ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-11

Payment of arrearage; stay of order to licensing authority Sec. 11. Notwithstanding section 7, 8, 9, or 10 of this chapter, the court may stay the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12-12

Registration of child support order Sec. 12. (a) This section applies if: (1) the parent who is entitled to receive child support; and (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12.5-1

Exception Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to a support order entered in a Title IV-D case. As added by P.L.27-2004, SEC.4. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12.5-2

Petition; procedure; intervention Sec. 2. (a) A custodial parent may file a petition for a setoff of child support from a state income tax refund payable ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12.5-3

Prohibition Sec. 3. A custodial parent may not bring an action under this chapter with respect to an obligor's state income tax refund for a calendar ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12.5-4

Determination of refund eligibility and filing status Sec. 4. (a) A court that receives a petition under section 2 of this chapter shall send an order ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12.5-5

Hearing; notice Sec. 5. (a) If the court receives notification under section 4(b) of this chapter that the obligor is eligible for a state income tax ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12.5-6

Final order; deadline Sec. 6. (a) The court shall issue a final order for a state income tax refund setoff following a hearing under this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12.5-7

Distribution of refund Sec. 7. (a) The department of state revenue shall submit the refund amount set forth in the final order to the clerk of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-12.5-8

Interest charges Sec. 8. A final order issued under section 6 of this chapter may include interest charges in an amount determined under IC 31-14-12-1 or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-13-1

Registration of child support order Sec. 1. If: (1) the parent who is entitled to receive child support; and (2) the parent who is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-14-1

Grounds for bringing action Sec. 1. (a) A dependent spouse may bring an action in a circuit or superior court to obtain support from the other ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-14-2

Commencement of action; contents of complaint Sec. 2. (a) A dependent spouse may bring an action under section 1 of this chapter by filing a complaint ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-14-3

Process Sec. 3. Process in actions brought under this chapter is the same as in other civil actions. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-14-4

Hearing; determination; order to pay money; judicial sale or lease; receivership Sec. 4. The court shall hold a hearing on the complaint and make a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-14-5

Dependent spouse's collection of other spouse's debts; lease or mortgage of other spouse's real property; disposition of proceeds Sec. 5. If the court orders support to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-14-6

Action to modify order made under this chapter Sec. 6. An action to modify an order made under this chapter may be initiated by filing a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-14-7

Sales of real property Sec. 7. If real property is sold under this chapter: (1) the sale must be made by a receiver or commissioner ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-1

Income withholding order; inactive orders Sec. 1. (a) In a proceeding under IC 31-14 or IC 31-16-2 through IC 31-16-12 to establish, modify, or enforce a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-2

Occurrences requiring activation of order by court Sec. 2. A court acting under section 1(d)(1) or 1(d)(2) of this chapter shall activate the immediate income ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-3

Agency authority to require income withholding Sec. 3. In the case of a support order that is enforced by the Title IV-D agency after June 30, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-4

Notice to income payor of implementation of income withholding Sec. 4. (a) This section applies to the implementation of income withholding under an order issued under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-4.5

National Medical Support Notice Sec. 4.5. The child support bureau of the division of family and children shall send notice to an employer, using the National ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-5

Activation of order by Title IV-D agency Sec. 5. In a case arising under Title IV-D of the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 651 through ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-6

Activation of order by court Sec. 6. The court shall activate an income withholding order if: (1) the obligor petitions the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-7

Notice to obligor of activation of order or implementation of income withholding Sec. 7. (a) Whenever an income withholding order is to be: (1) activated ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-8

Petition to activate order; hearing; summons; notice Sec. 8. (a) If a petition to activate an income withholding order is filed under section 6(2) or 6(3) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-9

Obligor's petition to activate order Sec. 9. If the obligor files a petition to activate an income withholding order under section 6(1) of this chapter, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-10

Notice to income payor of activation of order Sec. 10. (a) To activate or implement an income withholding order, in addition to the notice requirements imposed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-11

Contest of activation of order by Title IV-D agency Sec. 11. (a) An obligor may contest the Title IV-D agency's determination to implement or activate income ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-12

Contest of activation of order by court Sec. 12. (a) An obligor may contest the activation of an income withholding order under section 6(2) or 6(3) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-13

Time activation of income withholding takes effect Sec. 13. In a case arising under section 3, 5, 6(2), or 6(3) of this chapter, activation of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-14

Time income withholding activated by obligor's petition takes effect Sec. 14. In a case arising under section 6(1) of this chapter, activation of income withholding takes ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-15

Withholding of income by income payor; payment to state central collection unit Sec. 15. (a) An income payor that is required to withhold income under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-16

Combination of withheld amounts for multiple obligors in single payment; multiple withholdings paid electronically; civil penalty Sec. 16. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), if ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-17

Multiple withholding orders against single obligor; pro rata distribution of withheld earnings Sec. 17. If: (1) there is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-18

Notice by income payor following cessation of employment or income Sec. 18. The income payor shall: (1) notify: (A) the Title IV-D agency in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-19

Severance pay, accumulated sick pay, vacation pay, accumulated commissions, bonuses, or other lump sum payments; withholding of support arrearages Sec. 19. (a) If an obligor: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-20

Payments by clerk to persons entitled to receive child support Sec. 20. The clerk of the court shall: (1) pay the income forwarded by the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-21

Modification of order Sec. 21. The court may modify an income withholding order under section 1 of this chapter whenever the court enforces an order of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-22

Termination of income withholding Sec. 22. (a) An income withholding order under section 1 of this chapter (or IC 31-2-10-7 before its repeal) terminates when both ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-23

Liability of income payors Sec. 23. If an income payor fails to forward the money required by an income withholding order as set forth in the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-24

Factors for activation of income withholding order Sec. 24. An income withholding order may be activated under section 5(4) or 6(3) of this chapter if: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-25

Actions by obligors for employment discharge, refusal, or discipline Sec. 25. (a) If an obligor is: (1) discharged ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-26

New income payors; notice Sec. 26. (a) If the Title IV-D agency or the court becomes aware that the obligor has a new income payor after ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-27

Priority of order over other claims Sec. 27. An income withholding order under this chapter has priority over any secured or unsecured claim on income except ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-15-28

Full faith and credit Sec. 28. The courts and the Title IV-D agency shall give full faith and credit to income withholding orders that are issued ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-16-1

Supplemental remedies Sec. 1. This chapter supplements other remedies available for the enforcement of a support order. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-16-2

Delinquent payment as judgment against obligor Sec. 2. A payment that is: (1) required under a support order; and (2) delinquent; shall be ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-16-3

Judgment as lien; priority; perfection Sec. 3. (a) A lien is created against the real and personal property of the obligor in the amount of a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-16-4

Mode of enforcement; disputed amount Sec. 4. (a) An obligee may enforce a judgment created under section 5 or 6 of this chapter (or IC 31-2-11-8 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-16-5

Recognition and enforcement of judgments Sec. 5. The courts shall recognize and enforce: (1) judgments created under section 5 or 6 of this chapter (or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-16-6

Modification of obligor's duty to pay Sec. 6. (a) Except as provided in: (1) subsection (b); or (2) IC 31-14-19-1; a court may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-1

Duty to furnish support for parents Sec. 1. Any individual: (1) whose father or mother provided the individual with necessary ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-2

Action for support; parties plaintiff Sec. 2. An action for support of a parent may be instituted against a child for violation of the duty to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-3

Averments of complaint Sec. 3. The complaint must allege definite specific facts to establish: (1) the duty to support; and (2) the violation of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-4

Standing; costs Sec. 4. (a) Any of the following may prosecute a civil action for support of a parent: (1) The parent. (2) The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-5

Attorney's fees Sec. 5. In an action brought under this chapter in which: (1) the parent is the plaintiff; and (2) judgment is entered ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-6

Pleading; service of notice on defendant Sec. 6. Notice shall be served upon a defendant and issues shall be made upon the verified complaint as in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-7

Additional parties defendant; admissibility of evidence Sec. 7. (a) The court on the court's own motion may order other children made additional parties defendant. (b) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-8

Appeal and review Sec. 8. (a) If: (1) the finding of the court; or (2) the verdict of the jury; is for or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-9

Jury verdict Sec. 9. If the trial is by jury, the verdict of the jury must state only that the jury finds in favor of each ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-10

Judgment and order Sec. 10. If the verdict or finding of the court is against a defendant, the court shall: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-11

Continuing order; modification; execution Sec. 11. (a) An order of the court under section 10 of this chapter is a continuing order. The court has jurisdiction ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-17-12

Contempt Sec. 12. If a defendant is in default for failure to comply with the order and judgment of the court, the same process may be ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-18

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-19-1

Payment into court or agency Sec. 1. (a) If: (1) an individual, by the terms of a court order or decree, is ordered to pay ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-19-2

Payments into court; accounting system Sec. 2. If the court enters a decree or an order under section 1 of this chapter, the clerk shall: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-20-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies whenever: (1) there is pending in an Indiana court an order requiring a parent to make regular ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-20-2

Order of transfer of proceedings Sec. 2. The court may order the proceedings with: (1) all papers and files pertaining to the order for support; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-20-3

Acceptance of proceedings by transferee court Sec. 3. The court to which the proceedings are transferred: (1) shall accept the proceedings; and (2) thereafter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-20-4

Docket; civil costs fee Sec. 4. The proceedings that are transferred shall be docketed as other civil matters are docketed, and a civil costs fee as ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-20-5

Hearing requirement; contents of petition; notice Sec. 5. (a) Except as provided in section 6 of this chapter, the order for the transfer of the proceedings ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-20-6

Transfer without notice and hearing Sec. 6. A court may enter an order for transfer of the proceedings without notice and a hearing if the petition ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-20-7

Application of chapter; multiple transfers Sec. 7. (a) This chapter applies to proceedings pending in: (1) the court in which the dissolution was obtained; or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-21-1

Payment; contempt Sec. 1. (a) Whenever in any court proceeding an order is in force for: (1) the support and maintenance of the other party ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-21-2

Court ordered provision for payment Sec. 2. The court entering an order described in section 1(a) of this chapter shall include a provision in the order ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-16-21-3

Supplemental remedies Sec. 3. This chapter is supplemental to all other statutes relating to support payments. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-1-1

Construction and application Sec. 1. This chapter, IC 31-17-2, IC 31-17-4, IC 31-17-6, and IC 31-17-7 shall be construed and applied to promote the purpose and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-1-2

Purpose and policy Sec. 2. The purpose and policy of this chapter, IC 31-17-2, IC 31-17-4, IC 31-17-6, and IC 31-17-7 are to provide for child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-1

Jurisdiction Sec. 1. Jurisdiction of a child custody proceeding under: (1) this chapter, IC 31-17-4, IC 31-17-6, and IC 31-17-7; or (2) IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-2

Application of Indiana Rules of Civil Procedure Sec. 2. Proceedings under this chapter, IC 31-17-4, IC 31-17-6, and IC 31-17-7 must comply with ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-3

Commencement of proceeding Sec. 3. A child custody proceeding is commenced in the court by: (1) a parent by filing a petition ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-4

Notice of intent to move residence Sec. 4. If the party seeking custody intends to move the party's residence: (1) at the time of or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-5

Responsive pleading or counter petition Sec. 5. A responsive pleading or a counter petition may be filed under this chapter, IC 31-17-4, IC 31-17-6, or IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-6

Hearing Sec. 6. Custody proceedings must receive priority in being set for hearing. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.9. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-7

Court to determine law and facts Sec. 7. The court without a jury shall determine questions of law and fact. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-8

Custody order Sec. 8. The court shall determine custody and enter a custody order in accordance with the best interests ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-8.3

Supervised parenting time; crime involving domestic or family violence Sec. 8.3. (a) This section applies if a court finds that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-8.5

Consideration of de facto custodian factors Sec. 8.5. (a) This section applies only if the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that the child has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-9

Court interview of child in chambers Sec. 9. (a) The court may interview the child in chambers to ascertain the child's wishes. (b) The court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-10

Professional personnel; court consultation; cross-examination Sec. 10. (a) The court may seek the advice of professional personnel even if the professional personnel are not employed on ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-11

Temporary custodian Sec. 11. (a) If, in a proceeding for custody or modification of custody under IC 31-15, this chapter, IC 31-17-4, IC 31-17-6, or IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-12

Investigation and report concerning custodial arrangements for child Sec. 12. (a) In custody proceedings after evidence is submitted upon the petition, if a parent or the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-13

Joint legal custody; finding required for award Sec. 13. The court may award legal custody of a child jointly if the court finds that an award ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-14

Joint legal custody; division of physical custody Sec. 14. An award of joint legal custody under section 13 of this chapter does not require an equal ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-15

Joint legal custody; matters considered in making award Sec. 15. In determining whether an award of joint legal custody under section 13 of this chapter would ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-16

Counseling for child Sec. 16. Upon: (1) the court's own motion; (2) the motion of a party; (3) the motion of the child; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-17

Custodian may determine child's upbringing Sec. 17. (a) Except: (1) as otherwise agreed by the parties in writing at the time of the custody order; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-18

Continuing supervision Sec. 18. If both parents or all contestants agree to the order or if the court finds that, in the absence of the order, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-19

Travel and other expenses of witnesses Sec. 19. The court may tax as costs the payment of necessary travel and other expenses incurred by any person ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-20

Confidentiality of interview, report, or investigation Sec. 20. If the court finds it necessary to protect the child's welfare that the record of any interview, a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-21

Modification of child custody order Sec. 21. (a) The court may not modify a child custody order unless: (1) the modification is in the best ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-21.5

Security, bond, or guarantee Sec. 21.5. The court may provide in: (1) a custody order; or (2) a modification to a custody order; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-21.7

Security, bond, or guarantee; determinations Sec. 21.7. (a) The court shall consider requiring security, a bond, or another guarantee under section 21.5 of this chapter if ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-22

Custodial parent's violation of injunction or temporary restraining order considered in custody modification Sec. 22. An intentional violation by a custodial parent of an injunction or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-23

Notice of intent to move residence; hearing to review and modify custody, parenting time, and support orders Sec. 23. (a) If an individual who has been ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2-24

Notice of passport application for child Sec. 24. (a) If either party to the custody order applies for a passport for the child, the party who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2.4-1

Factors in determination Sec. 1. Whenever the court issues an order under this article, other than an ex parte order, the court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-2.4-2

Docketing; extension; report Sec. 2. When a case is ordered to mediation, the case shall be placed on the court docket for final hearing. The mediation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-1

Purposes and construction of law Sec. 1. Purposes and Construction of Law. (a) The general purposes of this law are to: (1) avoid jurisdictional competition ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-2

Definitions Sec. 2. As used in this chapter: (1) "contestant" means a person, including a parent, who claims a right to custody or parenting time ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-3

Jurisdiction Sec. 3. Jurisdiction. (a) A court of this state which is competent to decide child custody matters has jurisdiction to make a child custody determination ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-4

Notice and opportunity to be heard Sec. 4. Notice and Opportunity to be Heard. Before making a decree under this chapter, reasonable notice and opportunity to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-5

Notice to persons outside this state Sec. 5. Notice to Persons Outside this State; Submission to Jurisdiction. (a) Notice required for the exercise of jurisdiction over ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-6

Simultaneous proceedings in other states Sec. 6. Simultaneous Proceedings in Other States. (a) A court of this state shall not exercise its jurisdiction under this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-7

Inconvenient forum Sec. 7. Inconvenient Forum. (a) A court which has jurisdiction under this chapter to make an initial or modification decree may decline to exercise ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-8

Denial of jurisdiction Sec. 8. Denial of Jurisdiction. (a) If the petitioner for an initial decree has wrongfully taken the child from another state or has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-9

Information to be submitted under oath Sec. 9. (a) Every party in a custody proceeding, other than an action for dissolution of marriage, in the first ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-10

Additional parties Sec. 10. Additional Parties. If the court learns from information furnished by the parties pursuant to section 9 of this chapter or from other ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-11

Appearance of parties and child Sec. 11. Appearance of the Parties and the Child. (a) The court may order any party to the proceeding who is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-12

Binding force and res judicata effect of custody decree Sec. 12. Binding Force and Res Judicata Effect of Custody Decree. A custody decree rendered by a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-13

Recognition of out-of-state custody decrees Sec. 13. Recognition of Out-of-State Custody Decrees. The courts of this state shall recognize and enforce an initial or modification decree ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-14

Modification of custody decree of another state Sec. 14. Modification of Custody Decree of Another State. (a) If a court of another state has made a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-15

Filing and enforcement of custody decree of another state Sec. 15. Filing and Enforcement of Custody Decree of Another State. (a) A certified copy of a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-16

Registry of out-of-state custody decrees and proceedings Sec. 16. Registry of Out-of-State Custody Decrees and Proceedings. The clerk of each circuit court shall maintain a registry ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-17

Certified copies of custody decree Sec. 17. Certified Copies of Custody Decree. The clerk of the circuit court of this state, at the request of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-18

Taking testimony in another state Sec. 18. Taking Testimony in Another State. In addition to other procedural devices available to a party, any party to the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-19

Hearings and studies in another state; orders to appear Sec. 19. Hearings and Studies in Another State; Orders to Appear. (a) A court of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-20

Assistance to courts of other states Sec. 20. Assistance to Courts of Other States. (a) Upon request of the court of another state, the courts ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-21

Preservation of documents for use in other states Sec. 21. Preservation of Documents for Use in Other States. In any custody proceeding in this state the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-22

Request for court records of another state Sec. 22. Request for Court Records of Another State. If a custody decree has been rendered in another state ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-23

International application Sec. 23. The general policies of this chapter extend to the international area. Except as provided in section ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-24

Priority Sec. 24. Priority. Upon the request of a party to a custody proceeding which raises a question of existence or exercise of jurisdiction under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3-25

Foreign decrees; modification; jurisdiction; procedure Sec. 25. (a) Notwithstanding sections 3, 7, and 8 of this chapter, a court of this state has jurisdiction to make ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3.5-1

Bonds; requirements Sec. 1. A bond required under this article to secure enforcement of a custody order or parenting time order must: (1) be in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3.5-2

Bonds; form Sec. 2. A bond described in section 1 of this chapter may be prepared in substantially the following form: STATE OF INDIANA ) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3.5-3

Forfeiture; use of proceeds Sec. 3. Upon forfeiture, the proceeds of security, a bond, or other guarantee ordered to secure enforcement of a custody order or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-3.5-4

Forfeiture; excess proceeds Sec. 4. Upon forfeiture, the proceeds of the security, a bond, or other guarantee ordered to secure enforcement of a custody order or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-1

Parenting time rights; in chambers interview of child Sec. 1. (a) A parent not granted custody of the child is entitled to reasonable parenting time rights ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-2

Modification or denial; restriction of parenting time rights Sec. 2. The court may modify an order granting or denying parenting time rights whenever modification would serve ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-2.5

Security, bond, or guarantee Sec. 2.5. The court may provide in: (1) a parenting time order; or (2) a modification to a parenting time ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-3

Attorney's fees, court costs, and litigation expenses Sec. 3. (a) In any action filed to enforce or modify an order granting or denying parenting time rights, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-4

Permanent injunction against custodial parent Sec. 4. A noncustodial parent who: (1) has been granted parenting time rights with a child who lives with the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-5

Temporary restraining order against custodial parent Sec. 5. (a) If an application for an injunction has been filed under section 4 of this chapter (or IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-6

Hearing Sec. 6. A hearing upon the restraining order must be held at the earliest convenience of the court. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.9. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-7

Security Sec. 7. (a) This section does not apply to an order under section 2.5 of this chapter. (b) A court may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-8

Contempt Sec. 8. A court that finds an intentional violation without justifiable cause by a custodial parent of an injunction or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-9

Additional remedies Sec. 9. The remedies in this chapter are in addition to and do not limit other civil or criminal remedies available to the noncustodial ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-4-10

Missed parenting time; parent in military Sec. 10. A noncustodial parent who misses parenting time as the result of participation in an activity of: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-1

Right to seek visitation Sec. 1. (a) A child's grandparent may seek visitation rights if: (1) the child's parent is deceased; (2) the marriage ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-2

Best interest of the child; in chambers interview of the child Sec. 2. (a) The court may grant visitation rights if the court determines that visitation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-3

Petition Sec. 3. A proceeding for grandparent's visitation must be commenced by the filing of a petition entitled, "In ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-4

Venue Sec. 4. A grandparent seeking visitation rights shall file a petition requesting reasonable visitation rights: (1) in a circuit or superior court of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-5

Service of petition and summons Sec. 5. Whenever a petition is filed, a copy of the petition, together with a copy of a summons, shall be ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-6

Decree Sec. 6. Upon hearing evidence in support of and opposition to a petition filed under this chapter, the court shall enter a decree setting forth ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-7

Modification of order Sec. 7. The court may modify an order granting or denying visitation rights whenever modification would serve the best interests of the child. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-8

Paternity proceedings; effect on visitation rights Sec. 8. (a) This section applies to a child born out of wedlock. (b) Visitation rights provided for in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-9

Adoption; effect on visitation rights Sec. 9. Visitation rights provided for in section 1 or 10 of this chapter survive the adoption of the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-5-10

Marriage of child's parents dissolved in another state; right to seek visitation Sec. 10. If the marriage of the child's parents has been dissolved in another ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-1

Appointment Sec. 1. A court in a proceeding under IC 31-17-2, IC 31-17-4, this chapter, or IC 31-17-7 may appoint a guardian ad litem, a court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-2

Persons ineligible for appointment Sec. 2. A court may not appoint a party to the proceedings, the party's employee, or the party's representative as the: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-3

Protection of best interests of child; term of appointment Sec. 3. A guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate shall represent and protect the best ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-4

Officers of the court Sec. 4. The guardian ad litem or the court appointed special advocate, or both, are considered officers of the court for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-5

Representation by attorney Sec. 5. The guardian ad litem or the court appointed special advocate may be represented by an attorney. If necessary to protect the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-6

Subpoena powers; presentation of evidence Sec. 6. A guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate appointed by a court under this chapter may subpoena witnesses ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-7

Continuing supervision Sec. 7. The court may order a guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate appointed by a court under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-8

Civil immunity Sec. 8. Except for gross misconduct: (1) a guardian ad litem; (2) a court appointed special advocate; (3) an employee of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-6-9

User fee; funds Sec. 9. (a) The court may order either or both parents of a child for whom a guardian ad litem or court appointed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-7-1

Costs and attorney's fees; order for direct payment to attorney Sec. 1. (a) The court periodically may order a party to pay a reasonable amount for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-17-7-2

Exemption for agencies Sec. 2. Neither costs nor attorney's fees may be taxed against an agency or its agents that is authorized to maintain proceedings under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-1

Application of definitions Sec. 1. The definitions in this chapter apply throughout this article. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-2

"Child" Sec. 2. "Child" means an individual who is: (1) owed or alleged to be owed a duty of support by the individual's parent; or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-3

"Child support order" Sec. 3. "Child support order" means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-4

"Duty of support" Sec. 4. "Duty of support" means an obligation imposed or that may be imposed by law to provide support for a child, spouse, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-5

"Home state" Sec. 5. "Home state" means: (1) the state in which a child lived with a parent or a person acting as ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-6

"Income" Sec. 6. "Income" means anything of value owed to an obligor. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-7

"Income payor" Sec. 7. "Income payor" means an employer or other person who owes income to an obligor. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-8

"Income withholding order" Sec. 8. "Income withholding order" means an order or other legal process directed to an obligor's income payor to withhold support from the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-9

"Initiating state" Sec. 9. "Initiating state" means a state in which a proceeding is forwarded or in which a proceeding is filed for forwarding to a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-10

"Initiating tribunal" Sec. 10. "Initiating tribunal" means the authorized tribunal in an initiating state. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-11

"Issuing state" Sec. 11. "Issuing state" means the state in which a tribunal issues a support order or enters a judgment of paternity. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-12

"Issuing tribunal" Sec. 12. "Issuing tribunal" means the tribunal that issues a support order or enters a judgment of paternity. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-13

"Law" Sec. 13. "Law" includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-14

"Obligee" Sec. 14. "Obligee" means: (1) an individual to whom a duty of support is owed or is alleged to be owed or in whose ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-15

"Obligor" Sec. 15. "Obligor" means an individual or the estate of a decedent who: (1) owes or is alleged to owe a duty of support; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-16

"Register" Sec. 16. "Register" means to record a: (1) support order; or (2) judgment determining paternity; in the appropriate location for the recording ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-17

"Registering tribunal" Sec. 17. "Registering tribunal" means a tribunal in which a support order is registered. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-18

"Responding state" Sec. 18. "Responding state" means a state to which a proceeding is filed or to which a proceeding is forwarded for filing from an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-19

"Responding tribunal" Sec. 19. "Responding tribunal" means the authorized tribunal in a responding state. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-20

"Spousal support order" Sec. 20. "Spousal support order" means a support order for a spouse or former spouse of the obligor. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-21

"State" Sec. 21. "State" means: (1) a state of the United States; (2) the District of Columbia; (3) the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-22

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.213-1999, SEC.33.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-23

"Support enforcement agency" Sec. 23. "Support enforcement agency" means a public official or an agency authorized to seek to: (1) enforce a support order or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-24

"Support order" Sec. 24. "Support order" means a judgment, a decree, or an order, whether: (1) temporary; (2) final; or (3) subject to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-1-25

"Tribunal" Sec. 25. "Tribunal" means a court, an administrative agency, or a quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine paternity. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-1

Basis for jurisdiction over nonresident Sec. 1. In a proceeding to establish, enforce, or modify a support order or to determine paternity, an Indiana tribunal may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-2

Procedure when exercising jurisdiction over nonresident Sec. 2. An Indiana tribunal exercising personal jurisdiction over a nonresident under section 1 of this chapter may apply: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-3

Initiating and responding tribunals Sec. 3. An Indiana tribunal may serve as: (1) an initiating tribunal under this article to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-4

Simultaneous proceedings in another state Sec. 4. (a) An Indiana tribunal may exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the petition is filed after a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-5

Continuing exclusive jurisdiction Sec. 5. (a) An Indiana tribunal that issues a support order consistent with Indiana law has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-6

Enforcement and modification of support order by tribunal having continuing jurisdiction Sec. 6. (a) An Indiana tribunal may serve as an initiating tribunal to request a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-7

Recognition of child support orders Sec. 7. (a) If a proceeding is brought under this article and one (1) or more child support orders have been ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-7.5

Determination of identity of controlling child support order Sec. 7.5. (a) An Indiana tribunal that: (1) determines by order the identity of the controlling child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-8

Multiple child support orders for two or more obligees Sec. 8. In responding to multiple registrations or petitions for enforcement of two (2) or more child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-9

Credit for payments Sec. 9. Amounts collected and credited for a period as the result of a support order issued by a tribunal of another state ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-2-10

Authority to transfer and initiate petition to responding jurisdiction Sec. 10. For purposes of this article, the Title IV-D agency or its agents have the authority ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-1

Proceedings under this article Sec. 1. (a) Except as otherwise provided in this article, this chapter applies to all proceedings under this article. (b) this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-2

Action by minor parent Sec. 2. A parent who is less than eighteen (18) years of age or a guardian or other legal representative of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-3

Application of law of this state Sec. 3. Except as otherwise provided by this article, a responding Indiana tribunal: (1) shall apply the procedural and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-4

Duties of initiating tribunal Sec. 4. (a) Upon the filing of a petition authorized by this article, an initiating Indiana tribunal shall forward three (3) copies ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-5

Duties and powers of responding tribunal Sec. 5. (a) When a responding Indiana tribunal receives a petition or comparable pleading from an initiating tribunal or directly ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-6

Inappropriate tribunal Sec. 6. If a petition or comparable pleading is received by an inappropriate Indiana tribunal, the inappropriate tribunal shall: (1) forward the pleading ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-7

Duties of Title IV-D agency Sec. 7. (a) An Indiana Title IV-D agency, upon request, shall provide services to a petitioner who is an obligee in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-8

Neglect or refusal to provide services by Title IV-D agency Sec. 8. If the division of family and children determines that an agent of the Title ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-9

Private counsel Sec. 9. An individual may employ private counsel to represent the individual in proceedings authorized by this article. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-10

Duties of division of family and children Sec. 10. (a) The division of family and children is the state information agency for Indiana under this article. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-11

Pleadings and accompanying documents Sec. 11. (a) A petitioner seeking to establish or modify a support order or to establish paternity in a proceeding under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-12

Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances Sec. 12. Upon a finding, which may be made ex parte, that the health, safety, or liberty of a party ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-13

Costs and fees Sec. 13. (a) The petitioner or Title IV-D agent, or both, may not be required to pay a filing fee. (b) Whenever ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-14

Limited immunity Sec. 14. (a) Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding before a responding tribunal whether: (1) in person; (2) by private attorney; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-15

Nonparentage as defense Sec. 15. A party whose paternity of a child has been previously determined by law may not plead nonparentage as a defense to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-16

Special rules of evidence and procedure Sec. 16. (a) The physical presence of the petitioner in a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-17

Communication between tribunals Sec. 17. (a) An Indiana tribunal may communicate with a tribunal of another state in writing, by telephone, or any other means to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-18

Assistance with discovery Sec. 18. An Indiana tribunal may: (1) request a tribunal of another state to assist in obtaining discovery; and (2) upon ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-3-19

Receipt and disbursement of payments Sec. 19. An Indiana tribunal shall promptly disburse amounts received under a support order as directed by the order. The agency ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-4-1

Conditions for issuance of support order by responding Indiana tribunal Sec. 1. If a support order entitled to recognition under this article has not been issued, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-4-2

Issuance of temporary support order after acknowledgment or determination of paternity Sec. 2. The tribunal may issue a temporary child support order upon a finding, after ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-4-3

Issuance of support order after finding duty of support Sec. 3. Upon finding, after notice and opportunity to be heard, that an obligor owes a duty ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-5-1

Recognition of income withholding order of another state Sec. 1. (a) An income withholding order issued in another state may be sent by first class mail ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-5-1.1

Compliance with withholding order Sec. 1.1. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) and IC 31-18-6-2.1, an employer shall withhold and distribute the funds ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-5-2

Administrative enforcement of orders Sec. 2. (a) Whenever enforcement is sought for: (1) a support order; (2) an income withholding order; or (3) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-1

Registration of order for enforcement Sec. 1. A support order or an income withholding order issued by a tribunal of another state ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-2

Procedure to register order for enforcement Sec. 2. (a) A support order or an income withholding order of another state may be registered in Indiana by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-2.1

Multiple orders for enforcement Sec. 2.1. If an obligor's employer receives multiple orders to withhold support from the earnings of the same obligor, the employer shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-2.2

Immunity from civil liability Sec. 2.2. An employer who complies with an income withholding order issued in another state in accordance with this article is not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-2.3

Penalties Sec. 2.3. An employer who willfully fails to comply with an income withholding order issued by another state and received for enforcement is subject to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-3

Effect of registration for enforcement Sec. 3. (a) A support order or an income withholding order issued in another state is registered when the order is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-4

Choice of law Sec. 4. (a) The law of the issuing state governs the: (1) nature, extent, amount, and duration of current payments and other ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-5

Registry of registered foreign support orders Sec. 5. The clerk of the court shall maintain a registry of registered foreign support orders: (1) in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-6

Requirements for petition for registration Sec. 6. (a) The petition for registration must: (1) be verified and set forth: (A) the amount remaining unpaid; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-7

Obtaining jurisdiction; defenses; default; adjudication Sec. 7. (a) The procedure to obtain jurisdiction of the person or property of the obligor shall be as provided in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-8

Confirmed order precludes further contest Sec. 8. Confirmation of a registered order, after notice and hearing, precludes further contest of the order regarding any matter that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-9

Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification Sec. 9. (a) A party or Title IV-D agent seeking to modify or to modify ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-10

Effect of registration for modification Sec. 10. An Indiana tribunal may enforce a child support order of another state registered for purposes of modification in the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-11

Modification of child support order of another state Sec. 11. (a) After a child support order issued in another state has been registered in Indiana, unless ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-12

Recognition of order modified in another state Sec. 12. An Indiana tribunal shall recognize a modification of its earlier child support order by a tribunal of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-6-13

Jurisdiction to enforce issuing state's order Sec. 13. (a) If all of the individual parties reside in Indiana and the child does not reside in the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-7-1

Proceeding to determine paternity Sec. 1. (a) An Indiana tribunal may serve as an initiating or a responding tribunal in a proceeding brought under: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-7-2

Jurisdiction Sec. 2. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to confer jurisdiction on the court to determine issues of custody, parenting time, or the surname ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-8-1

Grounds for rendition Sec. 1. (a) As used in this chapter, "governor" includes: (1) an individual performing the functions of governor; or (2) the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-8-2

Conditions of rendition Sec. 2. (a) Before making demand that the governor of another state surrender an individual charged criminally in Indiana with having failed to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-9-1

Uniformity of application and construction Sec. 1. This article must be applied and construed to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law with respect ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-9-2

Short title Sec. 2. This article may be cited as the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-9-3

Severability clause Sec. 3. (a) If a provision of this article or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity does not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-18-9-4

Remedies Sec. 4. Remedies under this article: (1) are cumulative; and (2) do not affect the availability of remedies under any other law. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-1-1

Adoptions subject to Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children Sec. 1. Except as provided in IC 12-17-8, the adoption of a child who is born ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-1-2

Exclusive jurisdiction of probate court Sec. 2. (a) This section applies to each Indiana county that has a separate probate court. (b) The probate court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-1

Adoption of adult; petition; venue; consent; investigation Sec. 1. (a) An individual who is at least eighteen (18) years of age may be adopted by a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-2

Adoption of minor child; petition; venue Sec. 2. (a) A resident of Indiana who seeks to adopt a child less than eighteen (18) years of age ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-3

Adoption of hard to place child by nonresident; petition; venue Sec. 3. (a) An individual who is not a resident of Indiana and who seeks to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-4

Consent to adoption by petitioner's spouse Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a petition for adoption by a married person may not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-5

Filing of petition; number of copies; verification Sec. 5. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a petition for adoption must be filed in triplicate. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-6

Contents of petition Sec. 6. A petition for adoption must specify the following: (1) The: (A) name if known; (B) sex, race, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-7

Medical report Sec. 7. (a) A medical report of the health status and medical history of the child sought to be adopted and the child's birth ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-7.5

Submission of information, forms, or consents for criminal history check Sec. 7.5. (a) This section does not apply to a petitioner for adoption who provides the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-7.6

Notification of criminal charge while adoption pending Sec. 7.6. If a petitioner for adoption is charged with: (1) a felony; or (2) a misdemeanor ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-8

Adoption history fee; putative father registry fee Sec. 8. Unless the petitioner for adoption seeks under section 1 of this chapter to adopt a person who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-9

Deposit of fees in adoption history fund Sec. 9. Fees collected under section 8 of this chapter shall be deposited in the adoption history fund established ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-10

Notice of filing of petition; examination, correction, and amendment of form of petition Sec. 10. (a) Not more than five (5) days after a petition for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-11

Clerk's examination of form of petition Sec. 11. If the judge of the court dies, is disabled, or is absent, the clerk of the court shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-12

Forwarding of copies of petition to division and county office of family and children and to licensed child placing agency Sec. 12. As soon as a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-13

Temporary custody of adopted children Sec. 13. (a) Except for a child who is under the care ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2-14

Consolidated paternity and adoption proceedings Sec. 14. (a) If a petition for adoption and a petition to establish paternity are pending at the same time for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2.5-1

Application Sec. 1. This chapter applies to notice given to a: (1) putative father under IC 31-19-4; and (2) person under IC 31-19-4.5. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2.5-2

Notice of adoption Sec. 2. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), IC 31-19-4 applies to notice given to a putative father and IC 31-19-4.5 applies ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2.5-3

Required notice Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in section 4 of this chapter, notice must be given to a: (1) person whose ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-2.5-4

Notice not required Sec. 4. Notice of the pendency of the adoption proceedings does not have to be given to: (1) a person whose consent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-3-1

Prebirth notice to putative father Sec. 1. Before the birth of a child: (1) a licensed child placing agency; (2) an attorney representing prospective ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-3-2

Notice not compelling adoptive placement Sec. 2. Providing the putative father with actual notice under section 1 of this chapter does not obligate the mother of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-3-3

Affidavit of service of actual notice Sec. 3. (a) Upon the filing of a petition for adoption: (1) the licensed child placing agency sponsoring the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-3-4

Form of notice Sec. 4. Notice of the potential adoption under this chapter must be provided to the putative father of the child in substantially the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-3-5

Putative father's notice of paternity action Sec. 5. A putative father who files a paternity action as described by IC 31-19-9-15(2) after receiving notice of a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-3-6

Adoptive parents' intervention in paternity action Sec. 6. If a putative father fails to provide notice to an attorney or a licensed child placing agency under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-3-7

Vacation of paternity determination; intervention by adoptive parents Sec. 7. If the court has already established the paternity of a father who fails to provide notice ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-3-8

Applicability of Rules of Trial Procedure Sec. 8. The Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure do not apply to the giving of notice under this chapter. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-1

Notice to registered putative father Sec. 1. Except as provided by IC 31-19-2.5-4, if: (1) on or before the date the mother of a child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-2

Notice to putative father registered with putative father registry; name or address not provided by mother Sec. 2. Except as provided by IC 31-19-2.5-4, if: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-3

Notice to putative father not registered with putative father registry; name or address undisclosed by mother; child conceived outside Indiana ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-4

Notice to unnamed father; form Sec. 4. Notice of the adoption proceeding required under section 3 of this chapter shall be given to an unnamed putative ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-5

Notice to named father; form Sec. 5. Notice of the adoption proceeding shall be given to: (1) the putative father who is entitled to notice ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-6

Putative father not entitled to notice of adoption Sec. 6. Except as provided in section 3 of this chapter, if: (1) on or before the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-7

Actual notice not required Sec. 7. If a putative father is entitled to notice under section 1, 2, or 3 of this chapter, upon: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-8

Waiver of notice Sec. 8. (a) The notice required by this chapter may be waived in writing before or after the birth of a child. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-9

Exceptions to notice required by chapter Sec. 9. The notice required by this chapter is not necessary: (1) if actual notice has been given to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-10

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.61-2003, SEC.22.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-11

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.61-2003, SEC.22.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-12

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.61-2003, SEC.22.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4-13

Applicability of Rules of Trial Procedure Sec. 13. Only the rules of the Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure specified in this chapter apply to the giving ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4.5-1

Application Sec. 1. This chapter: (1) shall not be construed to affect notice of an adoption provided to a putative father under IC 31-19-4; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4.5-2

Notice when consent not required Sec. 2. Except as provided in IC 31-19-2.5-4, if a petition for adoption alleges that consent to adoption is not required ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4.5-3

Form of adoption notice Sec. 3. Notice of the adoption proceeding shall be given to a person entitled to notice under section 2 of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4.5-4

Waiver of notice Sec. 4. (a) The notice required by this chapter may be waived in writing before or after the birth of a child. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-4.5-5

Content of notice Sec. 5. The description in the notice under section 3 of this chapter of the reasons consent to adoption is not required need ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a putative father whenever: (1) an adoption under IC 31-19-2 is filed regarding a child who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-2

Establishment of registry; rules Sec. 2. The putative father registry is established within the state department of health. The state department shall adopt rules under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-3

Purpose of registry Sec. 3. The registry's purpose is to determine the name and address of a father: (1) whose name and address have not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-4

Notice rights of registered persons Sec. 4. A putative father of a child who registers in accordance with this chapter (or IC 31-3-1.5 before its repeal) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-5

Necessity of registration as requisite to notice rights Sec. 5. If, on or before the date the mother of a child executes a consent to the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-6

Rights of presumptive fathers Sec. 6. This chapter does not relieve a man who is presumed to be a father under 31-14-7-2 from ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-7

Information maintained in registry; father's agent for notice Sec. 7. (a) The state department of health shall maintain the following information in the registry: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-8

Registry data access points Sec. 8. The state department of health shall store the registry's data to make the data accessible under the following: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-9

Information supplied Sec. 9. A putative father who registers under this chapter shall provide to the state department of health the following: (1) The putative ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-10

Registration form Sec. 10. A putative father shall register under this chapter on a registration form prescribed by the state department of health. The registration form ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-11

Verification; amendment of information Sec. 11. A putative father who registers under this chapter is responsible for: (1) verifying with the state department of health ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-12

Time of registration Sec. 12. (a) To be entitled to notice of an adoption under IC 31-19-3 or IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-13

Availability of registration forms Sec. 13. The state department of health shall: (1) prescribe a registration form for the information that a putative father submits ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-14

Public notice of purpose and operation of registry Sec. 14. (a) Each: (1) clerk of a circuit court; (2) branch office of the bureau ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-15

Requests for search of registry by persons arranging adoption Sec. 15. (a) An attorney or agency that arranges an adoption or may arrange an adoption may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-16

Affidavit of registry search Sec. 16. (a) Not later than ten (10) days after receiving a request under section 15 of this chapter, the state department ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-17

Departmental responsibilities upon request for registry search Sec. 17. Whenever the state department of health receives a request under section 15 of this chapter, the state ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-18

Waiver of notice rights of unregistered putative fathers; irrevocably implied consent to adoption Sec. 18. A putative father who fails to register within the period specified ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-19

Revocation of registration Sec. 19. A putative father may revoke a registration at any time by submitting a signed, notarized statement revoking the registration. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-20

Methods of submitting registration Sec. 20. A putative father must submit a registration under this chapter: (1) in person; or (2) by: (A) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-21

Request for certified copy of registration form or for information; procedure; persons qualified to apply Sec. 21. (a) Subject to subsection (b), upon written request by: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-22

Timeliness of responses to requests; fees Sec. 22. (a) Except as provided in section 16 of this chapter, the state department of health shall immediately respond ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-23

Confidentiality of registry information Sec. 23. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, information contained within the registry is confidential. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-24

Registering false information Sec. 24. A person who knowingly or intentionally registers false information under this chapter commits a Class A misdemeanor. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-5-25

Release or request for confidential information Sec. 25. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally releases or requests confidential information in violation of this chapter commits ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-6-1

Request for search of records pending adoption proceedings Sec. 1. An attorney or agency that arranges an adoption or may arrange an adoption may at any ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-6-2

Response to search request Sec. 2. Not later than ten (10) days after receiving a request under section 1 of this chapter, the state department of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-6-3

Release of copy of paternity determination Sec. 3. If a record of a paternity determination has been filed concerning a child who is the subject of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-7-1

Prior written approval of placements; criminal history checks Sec. 1. (a) Except: (1) for: (A) a child sought to be adopted by a stepparent; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-7-2

Consent of county office of family and children Sec. 2. Whenever the written approval for placement of a child in a proposed adoptive home is obtained ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-7-3

Approval filed with adoption petition Sec. 3. Approval under this chapter for placement in a proposed adoptive home must be filed with the petition for adoption. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-1

Period of supervision as prerequisite to adoption Sec. 1. An adoption may be granted in Indiana only after: (1) the court has heard the evidence; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-2

Supervision periods Sec. 2. (a) The period of supervision required by section 1 of this chapter may be before or after the filing of a petition ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-3

List of licensed child placing agencies and county offices of family and children Sec. 3. (a) The division of family and children shall annually compile a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-4

List of approved supervising agencies Sec. 4. To facilitate adoption proceedings, the division of family and children shall furnish to clerks of Indiana courts having probate ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-5

Agency report and recommendation; filing requirements Sec. 5. (a) Not more than sixty (60) days from the date of reference of a petition for adoption to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-6

Contents of agency's report Sec. 6. (a) The agency's report must, to the extent possible, include the following: (1) The former environment and antecedents of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-7

Summary consideration of agency's report; continuance Sec. 7. The court shall summarily consider the agency's report. If the court finds that further investigation or further supervision ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-8

Agency report and recommendation; nonbinding on court Sec. 8. The report and recommendation of the agency are not binding on the court but are advisory only. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-8-9

Prompt hearing and determination of adoption Sec. 9. As soon as possible after the provisions of IC 31-19-7-1 and this chapter have been satisfied, the court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-1

Consents required Sec. 1. (a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a petition to adopt a child who is less than eighteen (18) years of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-2

Execution of waiver; timing Sec. 2. (a) The consent to adoption may be executed at any time after the birth of the child either in the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-3

Validity of consent not identifying petitioner for adoption Sec. 3. A consent to adoption that does not name or otherwise identify a petitioner for adoption is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-4

Forms Sec. 4. The division of family and children may furnish to the clerks of courts prescribed forms for use by parents or other persons when ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-5

Filing of copies Sec. 5. Copies of a signed consent to adoption shall be filed with the investigating agency and the clerk of the court in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-6

Information and forms provided to birth parents Sec. 6. The individual who or agency that arranges for the signing of a consent to adoption shall provide ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-7

Nonrelease forms Sec. 7. Upon request, the state registrar shall provide an individual or agency with a nonrelease form required by section 6(2) of this chapter. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-8

Consent to adoption not required; written denial of paternity precludes challenge to adoption Sec. 8. (a) Consent to adoption, which may be required under section 1 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-9

Parent's crime against child's other parent; effect on consent requirement Sec. 9. A court shall determine that consent to adoption is not required from a parent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-10

Parent's crime against child or child's sibling; effect on consent requirement Sec. 10. A court shall determine that consent to adoption is not required from ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-11

Reserved Reserved ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-12

When consent of putative father irrevocably implied Sec. 12. A putative father's consent to adoption is irrevocably implied without further court action if the putative father: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-13

Challenge of adoption or validity of implied consent by putative father; when precluded Sec. 13. A putative father whose consent to adoption is implied under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-14

Establishment of paternity by putative father; when precluded Sec. 14. A putative father whose consent to adoption of a child is implied under this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-15

When consent of putative father irrevocably implied; additional circumstances Sec. 15. (a) The putative father's consent to adoption of the child is irrevocably implied without further ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-16

Challenge of adoption or validity of irrevocably implied consent by putative father; when precluded Sec. 16. A putative father whose consent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-17

Establishment of paternity by putative father; restrictions Sec. 17. (a) A putative father whose consent to an adoption is implied under section 15 of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-18

When implied consent to adoption irrevocable Sec. 18. (a) The consent of a person who is served with notice under IC 31-19-4.5 to adoption is irrevocably ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-9-19

Implied consent to adoption bar to adoption challenge Sec. 19. A person whose consent to adoption is irrevocably implied under section 18 of this chapter may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-0.5

Standard of proof Sec. 0.5. The party bearing the burden of proof in a proceeding under this chapter must prove the party's ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-1

Persons permitted to contest adoption; time for filing motion to contest Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in subsection (c), only a person entitled to notice ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-1.2

Contested adoption; burden of proof Sec. 1.2. (a) If a petition for adoption alleges that a parent's consent to adoption is unnecessary under: (1) IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-1.4

Basis for resolving contested adoption Sec. 1.4. A court, in making a determination under section 1.2(e) of this chapter, shall consider all relevant evidence, but may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-2

Notice of intent to withdraw consent or to contest adoption Sec. 2. A person seeking to withdraw consent to an adoption under section 3 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-3

Withdrawal of consent to adoption Sec. 3. (a) A consent to adoption may be withdrawn not later than thirty (30) days after consent to adoption is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-4

Consent not withdrawable after entry of adoption decree Sec. 4. A consent to adoption may not be withdrawn after the entry of the adoption decree. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-4.5

Contest of adoption by putative father Sec. 4.5. The putative father of a child who is served with notice under IC 31-19-4 and wishes to contest ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-5

Hearing to contest adoption Sec. 5. Whenever a motion to contest an adoption is filed, the court shall, before entering a decree under IC 31-19-11, set ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-6

Determination of contest of adoption Sec. 6. After hearing evidence at the hearing, the court shall: (1) dismiss the petition for adoption if the court: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-7

Service of notice of adoption contest; protection of privacy of adoption petitioner Sec. 7. (a) The court may: (1) send all notices of the filing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-10-8

Denial of putative father's adoption contest as bar to establishing paternity Sec. 8. A putative father is barred from establishing paternity under IC 31-14 if his ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-11-1

Decree; affidavit; felony convictions Sec. 1. (a) Whenever the court has heard the evidence and finds that: (1) the adoption requested is in the best ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-11-2

Custody provision in decree Sec. 2. If the child is a ward of: (1) a guardian; (2) an agency; or (3) an office ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-11-3

Request for aid Sec. 3. Upon receipt of a recommendation from the county office of family and children, if the petition for adoption contained a request ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-11-4

Names Sec. 4. If a new name is requested in a petition for adoption, upon the entry of an adoption decree the child shall take the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-11-5

Dismissal of petition; gradual change of custody Sec. 5. (a) If the court dismisses a petition for adoption, the court shall determine the person who should ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-11-6

Pendency of appeal Sec. 6. The court may hear and grant a petition for adoption even if an appeal of a decision ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-12-1

Records Sec. 1. For each adoption and for each annulment or revocation of adoption decreed by an Indiana court, the clerk of the court shall prepare ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-12-2

Information for new birth records Sec. 2. (a) The official decree of each: (1) adoption; or (2) annulment or revocation of adoption; that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-12-3

Forwarding of records and reports to state department of health Sec. 3. Not later than the tenth day of each calendar month, the clerk of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-12-4

Adoption records for individuals born outside Indiana Sec. 4. (a) When the state department of health receives from a court a record of: (1) adoption; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-12-5

Transfer of adoption records to state registrar Sec. 5. (a) As used in this section, "record" includes the following: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-13-1

New certificate of birth Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the state department of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-13-2

Replacement of original registration of birth; filing; confidentiality Sec. 2. When a new certificate of birth is established following adoption, the new certificate of birth replaces ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-13-3

Annulment or revocation of adoption; restoration of original certificate of birth Sec. 3. Upon receipt of a notice of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-13-4

Seal or surrender of replaced certificate of birth Sec. 4. When the state department of health establishes a new certificate of birth following ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-14-1

Expedited appeal proceedings Sec. 1. An appeal of an adoption decree shall be decided on an expedited basis. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-14-2

Time for challenge to adoption decree Sec. 2. Except as provided in section 3 of this chapter, if a person whose parental rights are terminated by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-14-3

Time for withdrawal of consent to adoption, contest or challenge to adoption, or establishment of paternity Sec. 3. (a) A person who consents to an adoption ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-14-4

Expiration of time to challenge; appeal for lack of notice or defective proceedings barred Sec. 4. After the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-15-1

Effect upon duties, obligations, and rights of biological parents Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter or IC 31-19-16, if the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-15-2

Stepparent adoptions Sec. 2. (a) If the adoptive parent of a child is married to a biological parent of the child, the parent-child relationship of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-1

Postadoption contact privileges granted to birth parent Sec. 1. At the time an adoption decree is entered, the court entering the adoption decree may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-2

Procedure Sec. 2. A court may grant postadoption contact privileges if: (1) the court determines that the best interests of the child would be served ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-3

Postadoption contact agreement Sec. 3. A postadoption contact agreement filed under section 2(4) of this chapter must contain the following provisions: (1) An acknowledgment by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-4

Modification or enforcement of agreement Sec. 4. A birth parent or an adoptive parent may file a petition with the court entering the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-5

Monetary damages Sec. 5. The court may not award monetary damages as a result of the filing of a petition under section 4 of this chapter. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-6

Voiding or modifying agreement Sec. 6. (a) The court may void or modify a postadoption contact agreement approved under this chapter at any time before or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-7

Guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate Sec. 7. The provisions of IC 31-32-3 concerning the: (1) representation; (2) duties; (3) liabilities; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-8

Revocation of adoption decree barred as sanction for noncompliance with agreement Sec. 8. A court may not revoke an adoption decree because a birth parent or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16-9

Privileges without court approval Sec. 9. Postadoption contact privileges are permissible without court approval in an adoption of a child who is less than two (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16.5-1

Order for postadoption sibling contact Sec. 1. At the time an adoption decree is entered, the court entering the decree may order ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16.5-2

Determination by court; considerations Sec. 2. In making its determination under section 1 of this chapter, the court shall consider any ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16.5-3

Effect of noncompliance with order Sec. 3. If postadoption contact is ordered under this chapter, the adoption is irrevocable even if the adoptive parents do not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16.5-4

Persons entitled to file petition to vacate or modify order Sec. 4. The following persons may file a petition requesting that the court vacate or modify ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16.5-5

Vacation or modification of order; time; appointment of guardian ad litem or advocate Sec. 5. The court may vacate or modify a postadoption contact order entered ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16.5-6

Guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate Sec. 6. The provisions regarding the representation, duties, and appointment of a guardian ad litem or court appointed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-16.5-7

Violation of order; prohibited penalties Sec. 7. The court may not: (1) award monetary damages; or (2) revoke an adoption decree; if the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-17-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. Except as provided in section 5 of this chapter, this chapter applies only to an adoption that is granted after June ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-17-2

Report of medical, psychological, and educational records of birth parents Sec. 2. A person, a licensed child placing agency, or a county office of family and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-17-3

Exclusion of information identifying birth parent; release of records concerning child to adoptive parents and adoptee Sec. 3. The person, licensed child placing agency, or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-17-4

Summary of social, medical, psychological, and educational records of child Sec. 4. The person, licensed child placing agency, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-17-5

Information of social, medical, psychological, and educational records concerning child for adoption granted before July 1, 1993; excluding information identifying birth parent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-18-1

Administration of adoption history program Sec. 1. The state registrar shall administer the adoption history program provided for in this chapter and IC 31-19-19 through IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-18-2

Transmission of identifying and nonidentifying information; storage; affirmation Sec. 2. (a) The following persons may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-18-3

Voluntary transmission of medical information; storage; affirmation Sec. 3. (a) Any person may voluntarily transmit medical information to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-18-4

Publication of availability of adoption history information; public service announcements Sec. 4. (a) The state registrar shall publicize the availability of the adoption history ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-18-5

Rules; forms Sec. 5. The state registrar: (1) may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2; and (2) shall prescribe forms necessary; to implement this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-18-6

Adoption history fund Sec. 6. (a) The adoption history fund is established for the purpose of carrying out this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-18-7

Transmittal of false adoption history information Sec. 7. A person who knowingly transmits false information to an adoption history commits a Class A misdemeanor. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-19-1

Court files and records Sec. 1. (a) The following items are confidential: (1) A petition for adoption. (2) Reports of the investigation made under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-19-2

Agency files and records Sec. 2. (a) All files and records pertaining to the adoption proceedings in: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-19-3

Adoption history information Sec. 3. Notwithstanding any other law, the information located in the adoption history may not be disclosed under: (1) IC 5-14-3; or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-19-4

Confidentiality of adoption papers, records, and information; disclosure procedures Sec. 4. All papers, records, and information pertaining to the adoption, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-19-5

Disclosure of confidential information; offense; discharge from public office Sec. 5. (a) An employer or any person administering adoption records who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-20-1

Release of medical history; supplementation Sec. 1. The state registrar: (1) shall release a copy of the medical history to any interested person; (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-20-2

Request for additional medical history information Sec. 2. (a) Whenever the state registrar receives an inquiry for medical history information from an adoptee or adoptive parent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-20-3

Fees; disposition Sec. 3. (a) The state department of health may charge a reasonable fee for the state registrar's search for further medical ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-20-4

Release of medical records by provider Sec. 4. IC 31-19-19, this chapter, and IC 31-19-21 through IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-21-1

Consent; contents Sec. 1. (a) A person who has transmitted identifying or nonidentifying information under IC 31-19-18-2 may consent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-21-2

Modification or withdrawal of consent Sec. 2. A consent made under this chapter (or IC 31-3-4-27 before its repeal) may be: (1) withdrawn; or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-21-3

Manner of release of identifying and nonidentifying information Sec. 3. A holder of information that receives a consent made under this chapter (or IC 31-3-4-27 before ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-21-4

Release after consenting person's death Sec. 4. A consenting person may restrict the consent to the release of the information only after the consenting person's death. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-21-5

Errors in execution of consent form Sec. 5. The state registrar may contact a person who submits a written consent under this chapter that is: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-21-6

Storage and indexing of consents Sec. 6. The following persons shall provide for the storage and indexing of consents made under this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-1

Application of chapter; exception Sec. 1. This chapter applies to the release of identifying information. However, this chapter does ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-2

Requirements for release of identifying information Sec. 2. The state registrar, the division of family and children, a county office of family and children, a licensed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-3

Consent of birth parent; affidavit Sec. 3. The consent of a birth parent is not required for release of information under this chapter if an affidavit ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-4

Search of death certificates Sec. 4. Whenever an adoptee or a birth parent submits a written consent for release of identifying information under IC 31-19-21 (or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-5

Request by adoptee or birth parent for search of death records Sec. 5. An adoptee or a birth parent who submits a written request for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-6

Deceased nonconsenting adoptee or birth parent; release of identifying information Sec. 6. If, upon searching the death certificates under section 4 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-7

Request for contact of adoptee or birth parent Sec. 7. An adoptee or a birth parent who submits a written consent for the release of identifying ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-8

Contact of adoptee or birth parent Sec. 8. An attorney, a licensed child placing agency, or a county office of family and children who contacts an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-9

Fees and expenses for contacting adoptee or birth parent Sec. 9. An attorney, a licensed child placing agency, or a county office of family and children ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-10

Access to information by adoptee Sec. 10. This chapter does not prohibit an adoptee who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age from having access ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-22-11

Fee for expenses of compliance with chapter Sec. 11. Licensed child placing agencies and professional health care providers may charge a reasonable fee for actual expenses ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-23-1

Entities required to release nonidentifying information Sec. 1. The following persons shall release nonidentifying information concerning an adoption in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-23-2

Access to nonidentifying adoption information regarding child in need of services Sec. 2. (a) This section applies to an adopted child if: (1) the county ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-1

Petitions; contents Sec. 1. (a) Any interested person may file a petition with any court with probate jurisdiction in Indiana requesting the release of: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-2

Notice to registrar and opportunity to respond; appointment of guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate Sec. 2. Upon the filing of a petition under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-3

Order to guardian or court appointed special advocate to search records Sec. 3. Whenever the court appoints a confidential intermediary under section 2(2) of this chapter, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-4

Search for information and persons Sec. 4. The confidential intermediary shall: (1) make complete and reasonable efforts to locate the medical, identifying, or nonidentifying information; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-5

Fee for cost of search Sec. 5. The confidential intermediary may charge a reasonable fee for the cost of making a search under section 4 of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-6

Confidentiality of communications; manner of communicating Sec. 6. All communications under this chapter are confidential, and any communication shall be made by a personal contact by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-7

Confidentiality of information filed with court Sec. 7. Information released to the confidential intermediary under this chapter shall be filed with the court in a manner ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-8

Court ordered release of information Sec. 8. (a) If a person does not agree to release medical, identifying, or nonidentifying ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-9

Reports and supporting documents of guardian or court appointed special advocate; confidentiality; release of information Sec. 9. (a) Whenever a confidential ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-10

Review and release of court ordered information Sec. 10. The court shall review the medical, identifying, or nonidentifying information submitted under section 9 of this chapter. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-11

Imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury; proceedings without written pleadings Sec. 11. If an imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury exists, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-12

Immunity of confidential intermediary Sec. 12. (a) A confidential intermediary discharging in good faith the confidential intermediary's responsibilities under this chapter is immune from all civil ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-13

Closed proceedings Sec. 13. All hearings held in proceedings under this chapter shall be held in closed court without admittance of any person other than: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-14

Appointment of confidential intermediary; requirements Sec. 14. A court may only appoint a person to serve ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-15

Breach of confidentiality Sec. 15. A person who knowingly or intentionally releases information in violation of sections 2 through 11 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-24-16

Penalty Sec. 16. Failure of the confidential intermediary appointed under this chapter to comply with a court order under sections 2 through 11 of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to adoptions that are filed after December 31, 1993. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.11. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-2

Access to information by adoptee Sec. 2. (a) An adoptee who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age may request identifying information by submitting a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-3

Nonrelease form; filing; duration; renewal; withdrawal Sec. 3. (a) An adoptee's birth parent may restrict access to identifying information concerning the birth parent by filing a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-4

Nonrelease form; contents Sec. 4. The state registrar shall prescribe the nonrelease form described in section 3 of this chapter. In prescribing the nonrelease form, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-5

Notice before lapse of nonrelease form Sec. 5. Except as provided under section 4 of this chapter, the state registrar shall mail a notice to a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-6

Request to be reunited with pre-adoptive sibling Sec. 6. An adoptee who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age or a pre-adoptive sibling who is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-7

Release of information concerning pre-adoptive siblings Sec. 7. (a) If: (1) an adoptee who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age; or (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-8

Duties of registrar following request to be reunited with pre-adoptive sibling Sec. 8. (a) If an adoptee who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-9

Request by adoptive parents for information concerning pre-adoptive siblings Sec. 9. (a) The adoptive parents of an adoptee who is less than twenty-one (21) years of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-10

Withdrawal of request or consent Sec. 10. A request or consent submitted under section 6, 8, or 9 of this chapter may be withdrawn in a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-11

Storage and indexing of requests and nonrelease forms Sec. 11. The state registrar shall provide for the storage and indexing of requests and nonrelease forms under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-12

Errors in execution of forms Sec. 12. The state registrar may contact a person who submits a request form or nonrelease form that is incorrectly or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-13

Fee for expenses Sec. 13. (a) The following persons may charge a reasonable fee for actual expenses incurred in complying with this chapter: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-25-14

Rules; forms Sec. 14. The state registrar: (1) may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2; and (2) shall prescribe any forms necessary; to implement this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-26-1

Order for payment of subsidy; contents Sec. 1. (a) When a petition for adoption is filed seeking a subsidy and the payment of a subsidy is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-26-2

Subsidy for support Sec. 2. The court may order the department to pay a subsidy for the support of the adoptive child in an amount not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-26-3

Subsidy for health care expenses Sec. 3. The court may order the department to pay a subsidy for the medical, surgical, hospital, and related expenses for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-26-4

Duration of subsidy Sec. 4. (a) Subject to subsection (b), the subsidies under sections 2 and 3 of this chapter continue: (1) until: (A) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-26-5

Periodic reporting of location of parents and child and child's condition; revision of order based on changed conditions Sec. 5. (a) As a condition for continuation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-26-6

Legal status or rights and responsibilities unaffected Sec. 6. The subsidies under sections 2 and 3 of this chapter do not affect: (1) the legal ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-27-1

Program to place hard to place children Sec. 1. The division of family and children shall carry out a program to place hard to place children ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-27-2

Delegation of program Sec. 2. The division of family and children may: (1) delegate a part of the program to a county office of family ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-27-3

Powers of division Sec. 3. To carry out the program, the division of family and children may: (1) cooperate with adoption efforts with: (A) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-27-4

Money not reverting to state general fund Sec. 4. Money appropriated to the program does not revert to the state general fund at the end of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-28-1

Foreign decrees; effect; name change Sec. 1. Whenever a person is adopted outside Indiana, under the laws of the state, territory, or country where the adoption ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-28-2

Full faith and credit Sec. 2. Every decree of a court terminating parental rights issued by a court of any other jurisdiction within or outside the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-28-3

Consent Sec. 3. Every consent to adoption taken in a jurisdiction outside Indiana that: (1) is valid under the law in force in the state, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-28-4

Jurisdiction Sec. 4. The court where an adoption proceeding is pending has jurisdiction over a person if the person's consent to the adoption taken ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-29-1

Legislative findings; purposes Sec. 1. (a) The general assembly finds that: (1) Finding adoptive families for children, for whom state assistance is desirable pursuant to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-29-2

Authorization of division to enter compacts; definitions Sec. 2. (a) The division of family and children is authorized to develop, participate in the development of, negotiate, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-29-3

Mandatory provisions Sec. 3. A compact entered into pursuant to the authority conferred by this chapter shall have the following content: (1) A provision making ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-29-4

Permissive provisions Sec. 4. A compact entered into pursuant to the authority conferred by this chapter may contain provisions in addition to those required pursuant to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-29-5

Medical assistance identification; conditions; payment of benefits; nonresidents; rules; violations Sec. 5. (a) A child with special needs resident in this state who is the subject ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-19-29-6

Federal aid Sec. 6. Consistent with federal law, the division of family and children in connection with the administration of this chapter and any compact ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-20-1-1

Public policy declaration Sec. 1. The general assembly declares that it is against public policy to enforce any term of a surrogate agreement that requires a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-20-1-2

Void agreements Sec. 2. A surrogate agreement described in section 1 of this chapter that is formed after March 14, 1988, is void. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-20-1-3

Best interests of child; basis for court decisions Sec. 3. After March 14, 1988, a court may not base a decision concerning the best interests of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-1

Exclusive original jurisdiction Sec. 1. A juvenile court has exclusive original jurisdiction, except as provided in sections 9, 10, 12, and 13 of this chapter, in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-2

Applicability of juvenile law to certain offenses Sec. 2. Except as provided in IC 33-33-45-6 and section 8 of this chapter, the juvenile law does not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-3

Cases involving adults charged with crimes Sec. 3. A juvenile court has concurrent original jurisdiction in cases involving adults charged with the crime of: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-4

Juvenile court lacks jurisdiction over individuals at least 16 years of age committing certain felonies; retention of jurisdiction by court having adult criminal jurisdiction Sec. 4. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-5

Concurrent original jurisdiction with probate court Sec. 5. A juvenile court has concurrent original jurisdiction with the probate court in the following proceedings: (1) Proceedings ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-6

Probate court jurisdiction over guardianship of person less than 18 years of age Sec. 6. (a) Subject to subsections (b) and (c), this article does not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-7

Juveniles tried as adults Sec. 7. A juvenile court has concurrent original jurisdiction in cases involving individuals who are subject to prosecution under IC 14-15-10-3. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-8

Exclusive jurisdiction of juvenile division of Marion superior court Sec. 8. The juvenile division of the Marion superior court established under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-9

Concurrent original jurisdiction of act that would be murder or felony by child who left Indiana; transfer following extradition Sec. 9. (a) A court having felony ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-10

Paternity proceedings to enforce support Sec. 10. A circuit court has concurrent original jurisdiction with the juvenile court, including the probate court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-11

Transfer from court having criminal jurisdiction; release on recognizance; detention Sec. 11. (a) Except as provided in section 9 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-12

Jurisdiction of child custody proceeding in marriage dissolution Sec. 12. (a) Subject to subsection (b), a court having jurisdiction under IC 31-17-2 of a child custody ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-1-13

Jurisdiction of child custody proceeding in paternity proceeding Sec. 13. (a) Subject to subsection (b), a court having jurisdiction under IC 31-14 of a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-2-1

Continuing juvenile court jurisdiction Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), the juvenile court's jurisdiction over a delinquent child or a child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-2-2

Notice of child's release from custody of department of correction Sec. 2. If the department of correction is awarded guardianship of a child under section 1(a)(2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-2-3

Sua sponte reinstatement of court's jurisdiction; modification of decree Sec. 3. After receiving notification under section 2 of this chapter (or IC 31-6-2-3(b) before its repeal), ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-2-4

Petition for reinstatement of court's jurisdiction; modification Sec. 4. The department of correction may petition the court to reinstate the court's jurisdiction over the child and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-2-5

Satisfaction of restitution order Sec. 5. If any part of an order of restitution remains unpaid at the time a child is released by the department ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-1

Waiver of jurisdiction defined Sec. 1. Waiver of jurisdiction refers to an order of the juvenile court that waives the case to a court that would ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-2

Heinous or aggravated act, or act as part of repetitive pattern of delinquent acts Sec. 2. Upon motion of the prosecuting attorney and after full investigation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-3

Act that would be felony relating to controlled substances Sec. 3. Upon motion of the prosecuting attorney and after a full investigation and a hearing, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-4

Act that would be murder Sec. 4. Upon motion of the prosecuting attorney and after full investigation and hearing, the juvenile court shall waive jurisdiction ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-5

Acts that would be Class A or Class B felonies, involuntary manslaughter, or reckless homicide Sec. 5. Except ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-6

Act that would be felony and prior felony or nontraffic misdemeanor conviction Sec. 6. Upon motion by the prosecuting attorney, the juvenile court shall waive jurisdiction ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-7

Time limit for making or granting motion to waive jurisdiction Sec. 7. A motion to waive jurisdiction may not be made or granted after: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-8

Order to hold child for proceedings; recognizance bond Sec. 8. If jurisdiction is waived, the juvenile court: (1) shall order the child held for proceedings ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-9

Probable cause finding Sec. 9. The finding of probable cause required to waive jurisdiction is sufficient to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-10

Waiver order; findings Sec. 10. A waiver order must include specific findings of fact to support the order. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.13. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-30-3-11

Waiver order; filing Sec. 11. The prosecuting attorney shall file a copy of the waiver order with the court to which the child has been waived ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-1-1

Appropriations Sec. 1. The county fiscal body shall appropriate sufficient money for the operation of the juvenile court. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.14. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-2-1

Fees Sec. 1. The fees in juvenile court proceedings are set under IC 33-37-4-3. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.14. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-2-2

Costs Sec. 2. An adult who is convicted of an offense in the juvenile court is liable for costs under IC 33-37-4-1. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-2-3

Other costs prohibited Sec. 3. Except as provided in sections 1 and 2 of this chapter, no other costs may be charged to any person in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-3-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a judicial circuit having a population of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-3-2

Magistrates Sec. 2. The judge of the juvenile court may appoint one (1) or more full-time magistrates under IC 33-23-5. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-3-3

Referees; appointment Sec. 3. The judge of: (1) a juvenile court; or (2) a probate court under IC 33-31-1; may appoint one (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-3-4

Referees; qualifications Sec. 4. A person appointed as a part-time juvenile court referee under this chapter must be admitted to the practice of law in Indiana. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-3-5

Referees; funding for salaries Sec. 5. The county shall pay the salary of a part-time juvenile court referee appointed under this chapter. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-3-6

Referees; duties; findings and recommendations; administration of oaths Sec. 6. A part-time juvenile court referee: (1) shall perform duties assigned by the court; (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-4-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a judicial circuit having a population of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-4-2

Appointment Sec. 2. The judge of: (1) a juvenile court; or (2) a probate court under IC 33-31-1; may appoint one (1) or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-4-3

Qualifications Sec. 3. A person appointed as a part-time juvenile court referee under this chapter must be admitted to the practice of law in Indiana. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-4-4

Funding for salaries Sec. 4. The salary of a part-time juvenile court referee appointed under this chapter shall be paid from juvenile probation user's fees under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-4-5

Duties Sec. 5. A part-time juvenile court referee shall perform the duties described in IC 31-31-3-6. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.14. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-5-1

Appointment of probation officers and other employees Sec. 1. The judge of the juvenile court shall appoint a chief probation officer and may appoint other probation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-5-2

Compensation; travel expenses Sec. 2. (a) The salary of a probation officer shall be fixed by the county fiscal body in accordance with the salary schedule ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-5-3

Duties of chief probation officer Sec. 3. The chief probation officer, under the direction of the juvenile court, shall supervise the work of the probation department. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-5-4

Duties of probation officers Sec. 4. A probation officer shall, for the purpose of carrying out the juvenile law: (1) conduct such investigations and prepare ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-5-5

Enforcement powers Sec. 5. Except for carrying a handgun as authorized under IC 11-13-1-3.5, a probation officer does not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-6-1

Reporter; manner of reporting Sec. 1. (a) The reporter of the court having juvenile jurisdiction serves as the reporter for the juvenile court. (b) The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-7-1

Joint or multiple county guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate services Sec. 1. Juvenile courts situated in adjacent counties may establish joint or multiple ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-7-2

Contract to provide guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate services Sec. 2. A juvenile court may contract to provide guardian ad litem or court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-8-1

Inapplicability of chapter to shelter care facilities operated by other governmental entities Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to a shelter care facility operated by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-8-2

Juvenile detention facility; criteria Sec. 2. A juvenile detention facility is a secure facility that: (1) is only used for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-8-3

Provision of juvenile detention and shelter care facilities; staff; budget; expenses Sec. 3. (a) The juvenile court may establish juvenile detention and shelter care facilities for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-8-4

Operation and budget of juvenile detention or juvenile shelter care facility in certain counties Sec. 4. (a) This section applies to a county having a population ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-8-5

Rules Sec. 5. (a) Juvenile detention facilities shall be operated in accordance with rules adopted by the department of correction. (b) Shelter care facilities shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-8-6

Advisory committee Sec. 6. The judge may appoint an advisory committee to review the operations of each facility, except as provided by IC 31-31-9. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a county having a consolidated city. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.14. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-2

Operation and maintenance Sec. 2. The juvenile court shall operate and maintain all juvenile detention centers located within the county. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-3

Rules; annual inspections and reports Sec. 3. (a) The juvenile detention center shall be operated in accordance with rules adopted by the department of correction. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-4

Admission to juvenile detention center Sec. 4. The juvenile court judge, after soliciting the views of the advisory board described in section 8 of this chapter, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-5

Superintendent; appointment; term of office Sec. 5. The juvenile court judge shall appoint a superintendent of juvenile detention centers located in the county. The superintendent serves ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-6

Superintendent; duties Sec. 6. Under the direction of the juvenile court judge, the superintendent shall do the following: (1) Supervise the operations of the juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-7

Advisory board; duties; rules Sec. 7. (a) The juvenile detention center advisory board shall: (1) review the operations of juvenile detention centers located within the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-8

Advisory board; members; appointment; qualifications Sec. 8. (a) The advisory board consists of the following seven (7) members: (1) Two (2) members, appointed by the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-9

Advisory board; terms of office; vacancies; reappointment; removal Sec. 9. (a) Terms of office for members of the advisory board ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-10

Annual budget Sec. 10. The juvenile court judge shall annually prepare the detention center budget and forward the budget to the county fiscal officer in accordance ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-9-11

Expenses Sec. 11. All expenses for the operation of the juvenile detention center shall be paid out of the county general fund. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-10-1

Maintenance of information Sec. 1. The probation department for the juvenile court shall maintain information relating to delinquent children and children in need of services who ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-31-10-2

Report on delinquent children and children in need; filing; contents Sec. 2. (a) Each probation department shall, not later ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-1-1

Applicability of rules governing criminal trials Sec. 1. If a child is alleged to be a delinquent child, the procedures governing criminal trials apply in all ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-1-2

Applicability of laws governing criminal trials Sec. 2. If a person is charged with a crime, the laws governing criminal trials apply. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-1-3

Applicability of Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure Sec. 3. In cases not subject to section 1 or 2 of this chapter, the Indiana Rules of Trial ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-2-1

Rights of child Sec. 1. Except when a child may be excluded from a hearing under IC 31-32-6, a child is entitled to: (1) cross-examine ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-2-2

Additional rights of child charged with delinquent act Sec. 2. In addition to the rights described in section 1 of this chapter, a child charged with ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-2-3

Rights of parent, guardian, or custodian Sec. 3. (a) This section applies to the following proceedings: (1) Proceedings to determine whether a child is a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-2-4

Waiver to court having criminal jurisdiction; requirement for criminal charge or conviction Sec. 4. A child may not be charged with or convicted of a crime, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-2-5

Parent's right to representation by counsel Sec. 5. A parent is entitled to representation by counsel in proceedings to terminate the parent-child relationship. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-2-6

Adjudication not considered criminal conviction; civil disability not imposed Sec. 6. (a) A child may not be considered a criminal as the result of an adjudication ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-2-7

Contact with juvenile justice system not disqualification from governmental application, examination, or appointment Sec. 7. A child's contact with the juvenile justice system does not disqualify ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-1

Appointment Sec. 1. The juvenile court may appoint a guardian ad litem or a court appointed special advocate, or both, for the child at any time. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-2

Persons ineligible for appointment Sec. 2. A court may not appoint a party to the proceedings, an employee of a party to the proceedings, or a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-3

Appointment of child's attorney as guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate Sec. 3. A guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate need not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-4

Representation by attorney Sec. 4. The guardian ad litem or the court appointed special advocate may be represented by an attorney. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-5

Court appointment of attorney Sec. 5. If necessary to protect the child's interests, the court may appoint an attorney to represent the guardian ad litem or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-6

Representation of best interests of child Sec. 6. A guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate shall represent and protect the best interests of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-7

Officers of the court Sec. 7. The guardian ad litem or the court appointed special advocate, or both, shall be considered officers of the court for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-8

Term of appointment Sec. 8. A guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate serves until the juvenile court enters an order for discharge under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-9

Fees Sec. 9. If any fees arise, payment shall be made under IC 31-40. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.15. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-3-10

Civil immunity Sec. 10. Except for gross misconduct, if: (1) the guardian ad litem; (2) a court appointed special advocate; (3) an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-4-1

Persons entitled to representation by counsel Sec. 1. The following persons are entitled to be represented by counsel: (1) A child charged with a delinquent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-4-2

Court appointment of counsel to represent child Sec. 2. (a) If: (1) a child alleged to be a delinquent child does not have an attorney ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-4-3

Court appointment of counsel to represent parent Sec. 3. (a) If: (1) a parent in proceedings to terminate the parent-child relationship ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-4-4

Payment for counsel Sec. 4. Payment for counsel shall be made under IC 31-40. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.15. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-5-1

Waiver of rights guaranteed to child Sec. 1. Any rights guaranteed to a child under the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-5-2

Child's waiver of right to meaningful consultation Sec. 2. The child may waive the child's right to meaningful consultation under section 1(2)(C) of this chapter if: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-5-3

Admissibility of excluded statement for impeachment purposes Sec. 3. If: (1) a statement made knowingly and voluntarily cannot be admitted as evidence against a child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-5-4

Waiver of rights during custodial interrogation Sec. 4. In determining whether any waiver of rights during custodial interrogation was made knowingly and voluntarily, the juvenile court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-5-5

Parent's waiver of right to representation by counsel Sec. 5. A parent who is entitled to representation by counsel may waive that right if the parent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-5-6

Waiver of service of summons Sec. 6. Any person other than the child may waive service of summons if the person does so in writing. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-5-7

Waiver of right of parent, guardian, or custodian to be present at hearing concerning child Sec. 7. The right of a parent, guardian, or custodian to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-6-1

Adults charged with contempt or criminal charges Sec. 1. All proceedings in the juvenile court involving adults charged with: (1) contempt of court; or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-6-2

Exclusion of public Sec. 2. The juvenile court shall determine whether the public should be excluded from a proceeding other ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-6-3

Certain delinquency proceedings open to public Sec. 3. Except as provided in section 4 of this chapter, a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-6-4

Closing of proceeding to protect child witness or child victim; motion Sec. 4. Upon motion of the prosecuting attorney, the child, or the child's guardian ad ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-6-5

Closing of proceeding to protect child witness or child victim; factors Sec. 5. In determining whether closing a proceeding is necessary to protect the welfare of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-6-6

Closing of proceeding to protect child witness or child victim; findings; filing of exclusion order Sec. 6. If a proceeding is closed to the public under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-6-7

Bench trials; jury trial for adult charged with crime Sec. 7. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), all matters in juvenile court shall be tried ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-6-8

Exclusion of child Sec. 8. In proceedings involving: (1) the termination of the parent-child relationship; or (2) a child in need of services; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-7-1

Venue of proceedings Sec. 1. If a child is alleged to be a delinquent child or a child in need of services, proceedings under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-7-2

Change of venue Sec. 2. A change of venue from the county may not be granted except under section 3 of this chapter. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-7-3

Assignment of case or supervision of child to county of child's residence Sec. 3. (a) Upon: (1) the juvenile court's own motion; (2) the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-8-1

Affidavit; time for filing Sec. 1. Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter, a change of judge may be granted only for good cause ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-8-2

Proceedings to terminate parent-child relationship with individual convicted of criminal offense Sec. 2. The judge who presided over the trial ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-9-1

Manner of service Sec. 1. (a) Service may be made upon any person under Rule 4.1 of the Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure. (b) Personal ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-9-2

Service by publication Sec. 2. (a) If any person other than the child cannot be served in accordance with Rule 4.1 of the Indiana Rules of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-10-1

Criminal discovery procedures; delinquency proceedings Sec. 1. In cases in which a child is alleged to be a delinquent child, the law of discovery for criminal ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-10-2

Criminal discovery procedures; adult criminal proceedings Sec. 2. In cases in which an adult is charged with a crime, the law of discovery for criminal cases ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-10-3

Civil discovery procedures Sec. 3. In cases other than those described by section 1 or 2 of this chapter, the law of discovery for civil cases ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-11-1

Admissibility of privileged communications Sec. 1. The privileged communication between: (1) a husband and wife; (2) a health care provider and the health care ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-12-1

Mental or physical examination or treatment Sec. 1. If the procedures under IC 31-32-13 are followed, the juvenile court may authorize mental or physical examinations or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-12-2

Temporary confinement of child Sec. 2. (a) The juvenile court may order temporary confinement for not more than fourteen (14) days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-12-3

Return of child after passing of emergency Sec. 3. Whenever an emergency has passed or whenever medical care is no longer necessary under section 1(2) of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-12-4

Effect of chapter Sec. 4. This chapter is in addition to, is not limited by, and does not limit IC 16-36-3. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-1

Motion for issuance of order Sec. 1. Upon a juvenile court's motion or upon the motion of a child's parent, guardian, custodian, or guardian ad litem, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-2

Hearing and consideration of matter Sec. 2. The juvenile court may: (1) immediately set a matter described under section 1 of this chapter for hearing; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-3

Notice Sec. 3. The juvenile court must give notice to any person whose conduct will be regulated by an order issued under section 1 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-4

Finding; admissible evidence Sec. 4. The court shall issue an order under section 1 of this chapter if the court finds that good cause to issue ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-5

Specificity of order Sec. 5. An order issued under section 1 of this chapter must specifically describe in reasonable detail the acts or persons to be ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-6

Duration of order; extension, modification, or dissolution Sec. 6. An order issued under section 1 of this chapter (or IC 31-6-7-14(a) before its repeal) remains in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-7

Issuance of emergency order Sec. 7. If: (1) the juvenile court determines on the juvenile court's review of the record that an emergency exists; or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-8

Duration of emergency order Sec. 8. (a) An emergency order issued under section 7 of this chapter (or IC 31-6-7-14(f) before its repeal) is valid for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-13-9

Protective order depositories; confidential form Sec. 9. When a court issues an order or an emergency order under this chapter: (1) the clerk of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-14-1

Punishment for contempt Sec. 1. The juvenile court may punish a person for contempt of court under IC 34-47. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.15. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-15-1

Appeal and review Sec. 1. Appeals may be taken as provided by law. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.15. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-1

Involuntary treatment; drug or alcohol treatment Sec. 1. A proceeding under this chapter is separate from and does not affect: (1) a proceeding for involuntary ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-2

Filing of vertical petition; affidavit; placement in state owned or operated facility; participation of parent, guardian, or custodian in treatment Sec. 2. (a) A parent, guardian, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-3

Vertical petition; summary of facts Sec. 3. A verified petition filed under section 2 of this chapter must include the name and age of the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-4

Ex parte probable cause determination; assessment; hearing Sec. 4. (a) The juvenile court, after making an ex parte ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-5

Treatment; clear and convincing evidence Sec. 5. Following a hearing, the juvenile court may order involuntary drug ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-6

Review hearing; additional term of treatment; findings of fact Sec. 6. (a) Before the expiration of a period of involuntary treatment, the juvenile court shall conduct ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-7

Participation of parent, guardian, or custodian in treatment Sec. 7. The juvenile court may order each parent, guardian, or custodian of the child to participate in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-8

Modification of treatment order Sec. 8. The juvenile court may modify the original terms of involuntary drug and alcohol treatment if it finds by clear and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-9

Costs and fees Sec. 9. A parent, guardian, or custodian is required to pay court costs, court fees, and the costs of assessment and treatment. Neither ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-10

Drug and alcohol assessment Sec. 10. Notwithstanding IC 34-46-3 and IC 25-33-1-17, the judge may order a physician or a psychologist to submit a drug and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-32-16-11

Guardian ad litem Sec. 11. The judge of the juvenile court may appoint a guardian ad litem for the child at any time. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1-1

Purpose of article Sec. 1. The purpose of this article is to: (1) encourage effective reporting of suspected or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-1

"Department" Sec. 1. As used in this article, "department" refers to the department of child services established by section 2 of this chapter. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-2

Department established; director Sec. 2. (a) The department of child services is established. (b) The governor shall appoint a director who is responsible for administering ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-3

Personnel Sec. 3. The director may employ necessary personnel to carry out the department's responsibilities subject to: (1) the budget agency's approval under IC 4-12-1-13; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-4

Department organization Sec. 4. The director shall determine the best manner of organizing the department to provide the necessary services throughout Indiana to fulfill the purposes ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-5

Child protection caseworker caseload reports Sec. 5. One (1) time every three (3) months, the department shall submit a report to the budget committee and to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-5.5

Caseload limitations Sec. 5.5. (a) This section applies after June 30, 2008. (b) A child protection caseworker or a child welfare caseworker may not be ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-6

Report requirements Sec. 6. The report required under section 5 of this chapter must do the following: (1) Indicate the department's progress in recruiting, training, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-7

Department duties Sec. 7. The department is responsible for the following: (1) Providing child protection services under this article. (2) Providing and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-8

Child support bureau created Sec. 8. (a) The child support bureau is created within the department of child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-9

Child support bureau responsibilities; parent locator service Sec. 9. (a) The bureau shall operate the state parent locator service. The bureau shall make all necessary requests ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-10

Procurement agreements Sec. 10. (a) The department may establish a program to procure any of the services described in section 7 of this chapter under a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-11

Rules Sec. 11. The department may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 necessary to carry out the department's ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-1.5-12

Department as single state agency responsible for administering certain grants, funds, and programs Sec. 12. The department is the single state agency responsible for administering the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-1

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.234-2005, SEC.192.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-2-a

Version a Department duties Note: This version of section amended by P.L.234-2005, SEC.96. See also following version of this section amended by P.L.246-2005, SEC.215. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-2-b

Version b Department duties Note: This version of section amended by P.L.246-2005, SEC.215. See also preceding version of this section amended by P.L.234-2005, SEC.96. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-2.1

Department of child services; training and organization of caseworkers Sec. 2.1. (a) This section applies after June 30, 2008. (b) The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-2.3

Department duties concerning staff Sec. 2.3. (a) This section applies after June 30, 2008. (b) The department: (1) must have sufficient qualified and trained ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-3

Powers and duties Sec. 3. (a) Except in cases involving a child who may be a victim of institutional abuse or cases in which police investigation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-4

Notice of existence of photographs, x-rays, and physical medical examination reports Sec. 4. The department shall give notice of the existence and location of photographs, x-rays, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-5

Access to photographs, x-rays, and physical medical examination reports Sec. 5. Photographs, x-rays, or physical medical examination reports shall be made available to: (1) the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-6

Cooperation of public and private agencies Sec. 6. (a) The department shall cooperate with and shall seek and receive the cooperation of appropriate public and private ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-7

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.234-2005, SEC.192.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-8

Purchase of services of public or private agency Sec. 8. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the department may purchase and use the services of any public ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-2-9

Judicial review of director's decisions Sec. 9. The decisions of the director under this chapter are judicially reviewable under IC 4-21.5-5. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-3-1

Members Sec. 1. (a) The community child protection team is a communitywide, multidisciplinary child protection team. The team must include the following eleven (11) members: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-3-2

Election of team coordinator Sec. 2. The team shall elect a team coordinator from the team's membership. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.16. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-3-3

Duties of team coordinator Sec. 3. The team coordinator shall supply the community child protection team with the following: (1) Copies of reports ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-3-4

Meetings; agenda Sec. 4. (a) The community child protection team shall meet: (1) at least one (1) time each month; or (2) at the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-3-5

Diagnostic and prognostic services Sec. 5. The community child protection team: (1) shall provide diagnostic and prognostic services for the department or the juvenile court; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-3-6

Review of child abuse and neglect cases and complaints Sec. 6. The community child protection team may receive and review: (1) any case that the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-3-7

Periodic reports Sec. 7. (a) The community child protection team's duties may include preparing a periodic report regarding the child abuse and neglect reports and complaints ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-3-8

Confidentiality of matters reviewed Sec. 8. The members of the community child protection team are bound by all applicable laws regarding the confidentiality of matters reviewed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-4-1

Preparation and submission of local plan Sec. 1. Before February 2 of each odd-numbered year, each county office of family and children, after a public hearing, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-4-2

Description of implementation Sec. 2. The local plan must describe the department's implementation of this article, including the following: (1) Organization. (2) Staffing. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-4-3

Certification Sec. 3. (a) Not later than sixty (60) days after receiving the plan, the director shall certify whether the local plan fulfills the purposes and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-4-4

Judicial review of director's decisions Sec. 4. The decisions of the director under this chapter are judicially reviewable under IC 4-21.5-5. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-5-1

Duty to make report Sec. 1. In addition to any other duty to report arising under this article, an individual who has reason to believe that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-5-2

Notification of individual in charge of institution, school, facility, or agency; report Sec. 2. (a) If an individual is required to make a report under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-5-3

Effect of compliance on individual's own duty to report Sec. 3. This chapter does not relieve an individual of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-5-4

Immediate oral report to department of child services or law enforcement agency Sec. 4. A person who has a duty under this chapter to report that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-6-1

Immunity from civil or criminal liability Sec. 1. Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter, a person, other than a person accused of child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-6-2

Exception for malice or bad faith Sec. 2. Immunity does not attach for a person who has acted maliciously or in bad faith. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-6-3

Presumption of good faith Sec. 3. A person making a report that a child may be a victim of child abuse or neglect or assisting in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-1

Arrangement for receipt of reports Sec. 1. The department shall arrange for receipt, on a twenty-four (24) hour, seven (7) day per week basis, of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-2

Standardized phone access system Sec. 2. To carry out section 1 of this chapter, the department must use a phone access system for receiving calls that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-3

Child abuse hotline Sec. 3. The department shall cause to be inserted in each local telephone directory in the county a listing of the child abuse ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-4

Written report; contents Sec. 4. (a) The department shall make a written report of a child who may be a victim of child abuse or neglect ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-5

Written report; copies made available to law enforcement agencies, prosecuting attorney, and coroner Sec. 5. A copy of the written report of the department shall immediately ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-6

Coroner's investigation and report Sec. 6. Upon receiving a written report under section 5(3) of this chapter, the coroner shall: (1) accept a report for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-6.5

Expungement of child abuse or neglect information Sec. 6.5. Child abuse or neglect information may be expunged under IC 31-39-8 if the probative value of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-7

Law enforcement agency investigation and communication of information Sec. 7. (a) When a law enforcement agency receives an initial report under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-7-8

Reports to health care providers and schools; contents; confidentiality Sec. 8. (a) This section applies if the department receives a report of suspected child abuse or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-1

Investigations by the department of child services; time of initiation Sec. 1. (a) The department ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-2

Investigations by law enforcement agencies Sec. 2. (a) Upon the receipt of each report under this chapter of known or suspected child abuse, the department shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-3

Photographs and x-rays Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the department shall: (1) cause color photographs to be taken of the areas ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-4

Notice to prosecuting attorney of reports involving child's death Sec. 4. The law enforcement agency shall: (1) give telephone notice; and (2) immediately forward ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-5

Forwarding copies of reports to prosecuting attorney Sec. 5. The department shall immediately forward a copy of all reports made under this article to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-6

Investigatory duties of department of child services; purpose Sec. 6. The department shall promptly make a thorough investigation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-7

Scope of investigation by department of child services; order for access to home, school, or other place, or for mental or physical examinations Sec. 7. (a) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-8

Order for child's immediate removal; preparation of investigative report Sec. 8. (a) If, before the investigation is complete, the opinion of the law enforcement agency or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-9

Provision of copies of investigative report by department of child services Sec. 9. (a) The department's report under section 8 of this chapter shall be made ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-10

Provision of information and copies of investigative report by law enforcement agency Sec. 10. If the law enforcement agency participates in the child abuse or neglect ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-11

Law enforcement agency's duty to release information to department of child services Sec. 11. In all cases, the law enforcement agency shall release information on an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-12

Classifying reports as substantiated, indicated, or unsubstantiated; expungement Sec. 12. (a) Upon completion of an investigation, the department shall classify reports as substantiated, indicated, or unsubstantiated. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-13

Transmitting report to registry Sec. 13. Whenever: (1) an arrest relating to child abuse or neglect is made, the law enforcement agency that makes the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-8-14

Transmission to registry of information regarding dismissal of criminal case, not guilty verdict, or determination that child abuse or neglect has not occurred Sec. 14. Whenever: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-9-1

Written protocol or agreement designating agency primarily responsible for investigation Sec. 1. (a) Through a written protocol or agreement, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-9-2

Terms or conditions of protocol or agreement Sec. 2. The protocol or agreement must describe the specific terms or conditions of the designation, including the following: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-9-3

Purchase of services of public or private agency Sec. 3. To fulfill the purposes of this chapter, the department may purchase the services of the public ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-10-1

Duty to photograph, x-ray, and physically examine trauma visible on child Sec. 1. (a) A person who: (1) is required to report cases of known ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-10-2

Photographs, x-rays, and physical medical examinations; reimbursement of costs Sec. 2. The department shall reimburse the reasonable cost of photographs, x-rays, or physical medical examinations made ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-10-3

Photographs, x-rays, and physical medical examinations; delivery to department of child services; notice of existence Sec. 3. All photographs taken and a summary of x-rays and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-11-1

Conditions for release of child under investigation for abuse or neglect; expenses of extended hospital stay Sec. 1. (a) Whenever: (1) a child is subject ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-12-1

Offer of social services Sec. 1. Based on the investigation and evaluation conducted under this article, the department shall offer to the family or any child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-12-2

Provision of information on obligations and authority of department of child services Sec. 2. Before offering services under section 1 of this chapter to a family, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-12-3

Coordination, arrangement, and monitoring of services Sec. 3. The department shall coordinate, provide or arrange for, and monitor, as authorized by this article and IC 12, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-13-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies if: (1) a child abuse or neglect report is classified as substantiated; (2) the department does ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-13-2

Voluntary agreement to participate in and complete family or rehabilitation services Sec. 2. A person who is accused of child abuse or neglect may enter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-13-3

Noncompliance; terminating agreement and entering report in child abuse registry Sec. 3. If a person who enters into an agreement under section 2 of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-13-4

Advice regarding effect of noncompliance Sec. 4. Before a person enters into a services referral agreement under this chapter, the department shall advise the person, orally ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-13-5

Court access to information relating to agreement Sec. 5. The department shall provide a court with access to information relating to a services referral agreement whenever ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-14-1

Referral to juvenile court or prosecuting attorney Sec. 1. If the department determines that the best interests of the child require action in the juvenile or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-14-2

Duty of department of child services to assist court Sec. 2. The department shall assist the juvenile court or the court having criminal jurisdiction during all ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-15-1

Appointment Sec. 1. In every judicial proceeding under this article, the court may appoint for the child a guardian ad litem or a court appointed special ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-15-2

Access to reports Sec. 2. The guardian ad litem or the court appointed special advocate, or both, shall be given access under IC 31-39 to: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-15-3

Costs of services of guardian ad litem Sec. 3. Any costs related to the services of a guardian ad litem shall be paid according to IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-16-1

Review of status of child removed from family Sec. 1. The juvenile court shall review the status of a child removed from the child's family under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-0.5

"Child care provider" defined Sec. 0.5. As used in this chapter, "child care provider" means a person who provides child care (as defined in IC 12-7-2-28.2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-1

Establishment and purpose Sec. 1. The department shall establish and maintain a centralized, computerized child abuse registry for the purpose of organizing and accessing data regarding ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-2

Entry of substantiated reports Sec. 2. The department shall enter a substantiated report into the registry only if at least one (1) of the following applies: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-3

Entry of unsubstantiated reports prohibited Sec. 3. The department may not enter an unsubstantiated report into the registry. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-4

Format of data Sec. 4. The department shall store data regarding the child abuse or neglect reports in a manner so that the data is accessible ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-5

Rules ensuring confidentiality and access to reports Sec. 5. The department shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 for the purpose of ensuring that the confidentiality and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-6

Access to information Sec. 6. Upon request, a person or an organization may have access to information contained in the registry as follows: (1) A ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-7

Administration of registry and automated child protection system Sec. 7. The department shall administer the registry and the automated child protection system under IC 31-33-20 in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-8

Notice of entry of report; request for administrative hearing by alleged perpetrator Sec. 8. (a) This section does not apply to substantiated cases if a court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-9

Duties of Indiana criminal justice institute Sec. 9. The Indiana criminal justice institute shall do the following: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-17-10

Notice of name change Sec. 10. (a) Whenever a court grants a name change under IC 34-28-2 (or IC 34-4-6 before its repeal) to a person: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-18-1

Confidentiality; exceptions Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in section 1.5 of this chapter, the following are confidential: (1) Reports made under this article (or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-18-1.5

Certain records held by governmental entities not confidential if redacted; procedure for redacting records Sec. 1.5. (a) This section applies to records held by: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-18-2

Disclosure of unredacted material to certain persons Sec. 2. The reports and other material described in section 1(a) of this chapter and the unredacted reports and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-18-3

Disclosure to qualified researchers Sec. 3. (a) Section 2 of this chapter does not prevent the county office of family and children or the department from ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-18-4

Notice to parent, guardian, or custodian of availability of reports, information, and juvenile court records; release form; copying costs Sec. 4. (a) Whenever a child abuse ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-1

Conduct of administrative hearing Sec. 1. Except as provided in sections 6 and 7 of this chapter, the department shall conduct an administrative hearing under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-2

Burden of proof Sec. 2. At the administrative hearing, the classifying agency must prove by some credible evidence that the alleged perpetrator is responsible for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-3

Hearsay evidence Sec. 3. During an administrative hearing under section 1 of this chapter, the administrative hearing officer shall consider hearsay evidence to be competent evidence ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-4

Amendment or expungement of report Sec. 4. If the classifying agency fails to carry the burden of proof under section 2 of this chapter, the department ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-5

Confidentiality Sec. 5. (a) The confidentiality of an abuse or a neglect report must, to the extent possible, be maintained during the administrative process. (b) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-6

Binding effect of court determination; stay pending court action Sec. 6. (a) If a court having jurisdiction over a child in need of services has determined ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-7

Judicial review as bar to administrative hearing Sec. 7. A person named as an alleged perpetrator in a report of suspected child abuse or neglect whose ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-8

Time for expungement Sec. 8. (a) The department shall expunge identifying information in a substantiated report contained within the registry as follows: (1) Not later ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-19-9

Amendment or expungement of substantiated report containing inaccuracy Sec. 9. The department shall immediately amend or expunge from the registry a substantiated report containing an inaccuracy ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-20-1

Establishment Sec. 1. The department shall establish and maintain an automated child protection system. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.16. Amended ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-20-2

Components Sec. 2. The system consists of the following components: (1) One (1) computer to be purchased for every two (2) child welfare caseworkers. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-20-3

Additional components Sec. 3. (a) In addition to the components under section 2 of this chapter, the system must have the capability to maintain a case ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-20-4

Levels of security for confidentiality; comprehensive system for limited access to information Sec. 4. At least ten (10) levels of security for confidentiality in the system ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-20-5

Duties of Indiana criminal justice institute Sec. 5. The Indiana criminal justice institute shall do the following: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-21-1

Payment of costs for services Sec. 1. The costs of any services ordered by the court for any child or the child's parent, guardian, or custodian ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-22-1

Failure to make report Sec. 1. (a) A person who knowingly fails to make a report required by IC 31-33-5-1 commits a Class B misdemeanor. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-22-2

Obtaining child abuse information under false pretenses; knowingly falsifying records or interfering with an investigation Sec. 2. (a) An individual who knowingly requests, obtains, or seeks ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-22-3

False reports; criminal and civil liability; notification of prosecuting attorney Sec. 3. (a) A person who intentionally communicates to: (1) a law enforcement agency; or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-22-4

Failure to notify of name change Sec. 4. A person who intentionally violates IC 31-33-17-10 commits a Class B misdemeanor. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-33-22-5

Access by accused to false report Sec. 5. A person who is accused of committing child abuse or neglect is entitled to access to a report ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-1

Inability, refusal, or neglect of parent, guardian, or custodian to supply child with necessary food, clothing, shelter, medical care, education, or supervision Sec. 1. A child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-2

Act or omission of parent, guardian, or custodian seriously endangering child's physical or mental health Sec. 2. (a) A ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-3

Victim of sex offense; living in household with victim of sex offense Sec. 3. (a) A child is a child in need of services if, before ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-4

Parent, guardian, or custodian allowing child's participation in obscene performance Sec. 4. A child is a child in need of services if before the child becomes ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-5

Parent, guardian, or custodian allowing child to commit sex offense Sec. 5. A child is a child in need of services if before the child becomes ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-6

Child substantially endangering own or another's health Sec. 6. A child is a child in need of services if before the child becomes eighteen (18) years ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-7

Parent, guardian, or custodian failing to participate in school disciplinary proceeding Sec. 7. A child is a child in need of services if before the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-8

Missing child Sec. 8. A child is a child in need of services if before the child becomes eighteen (18) years of age: (1) the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-9

Disabled child deprived of necessary nutrition or medical or surgical intervention Sec. 9. A child in need of services under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-10

Child born with fetal alcohol syndrome or with controlled substance or legend drug in child's body Sec. 10. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-11

Risks or injuries arising from use of alcohol, controlled substance, or legend drug by child's mother during pregnancy Sec. 11. Except as provided in sections 12 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-12

Exception for mother's good faith use of legend drug according to prescription Sec. 12. A child is not a child in need of services under section ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-13

Exception for mother's good faith use of controlled substance according to prescription Sec. 13. A child is not a child in need of services under section ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-14

Exception for failure of parent, guardian, or custodian to provide medical treatment because of religious beliefs; rebuttable presumption; effect of presumption Sec. 14. If a parent, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-15

Effect of chapter on use of corporal punishment or religious practices Sec. 15. This chapter does not do ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-1-16

Termination of parental rights or transfer of custody may not be required; voluntary placement agreements Sec. 16. (a) The division of family and children may not: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2-1

Court order to take child into custody Sec. 1. A child may be taken into custody by a law enforcement officer under an order of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2-2

Taking alleged perpetrator into custody; protective order Sec. 2. (a) A law enforcement officer may take a person into custody if the law enforcement officer has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2-3

Taking child into custody without court order; documentation Sec. 3. (a) If a law enforcement officer's action under section 2 of this chapter will not adequately ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2-4

Missing child taken into custody without court order Sec. 4. A child may be taken into custody by: (1) a law enforcement officer; (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2-5

Missing child taken into custody under court order Sec. 5. If a child in need of services is a missing child and is taken into custody ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2-6

Documentation by person taking child into custody without court order; forms Sec. 6. (a) A person taking a child into custody under section 3 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2.5-1

Emergency medical services provider taking custody of child Sec. 1. (a) An emergency medical services provider shall, without a court order, take custody of a child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2.5-2

Notice to department of child services Sec. 2. (a) Immediately after an emergency medical services provider takes custody of a child under section 1 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2.5-3

Treatment as child taken into custody without court order Sec. 3. A child for whom the department of child services assumes care, control, and custody under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-2.5-4

Duties of attorney for department of child services Sec. 4. Whenever a child is taken into custody without a court order under this chapter, the attorney ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-3-1

Procedures for notice to custodial parent, guardian, or custodian Sec. 1. If a child is taken into custody under IC 31-34-2, the department of child services ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-3-2

Procedures for notice; custodial parent, guardian, or custodian who cannot be located Sec. 2. Subject to section 3 of this chapter, if after making a reasonable ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-3-3

Procedures for notice; custodial parent, guardian, or custodian believed to reside outside Indiana Sec. 3. If the custodial parent, guardian, or custodian is believed to reside ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-3-4

Notice of contact person for more information; notice to each parent Sec. 4. The notice required by this chapter must: (1) identify a person or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-3-5

Immediate needs of child as first priority of department of child services Sec. 5. The department of child services ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-4-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies only to a child alleged to be a child in need of services. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-4-2

Placement of child with relative caretaker; criminal history check required; exceptions Sec. 2. (a) If a child alleged to be a child in need of services ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-4-3

Order to take child to designated place pending detention hearing Sec. 3. If a child is taken into custody under an order of the court, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-4-4

Release, delivery, or detention of child taken into custody without court order Sec. 4. If a child is taken into custody without an order of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-4-5

Investigation, release, or detention by intake officer of child taken into custody without court order Sec. 5. If the child was not taken into custody under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-4-6

Duty to inform parent, custodian, or guardian of legal rights Sec. 6. (a) The county office of family and children shall submit written information to a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-5-1

Time for hearing; notice Sec. 1. If a child taken into custody under IC 31-34-2 is not released, a detention hearing shall be held not later ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-5-1.5

Hearing after emergency medical services provider takes custody of child Sec. 1.5. (a) This section applies to a child taken into custody under IC 31-34-2.5. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-5-2

Findings Sec. 2. If a child has been removed from the child's parent, guardian, or custodian under IC 31-34-2-3 or IC 31-34-2-4, then, in accordance with ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-5-3

Release; findings required for detention order Sec. 3. The juvenile court shall release the child to the child's parent, guardian, or custodian. However, the court may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-5-4

Order to appear for additional detention hearing Sec. 4. Upon the juvenile court's own motion or upon the motion of the person representing the interests of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-5-5

Petition for additional detention hearings Sec. 5. A child detained under section 3 or 4 of this chapter or the child's parent, guardian, or custodian may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-6-1

Detention in certain facilities prohibited Sec. 1. A child alleged to be a child in need of services may not be held in: (1) a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-6-2

Placement with family member Sec. 2. A court shall consider placing a child alleged to be a child in need of services with an appropriate family ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-6-3

Placement in facility located outside child's county of residence Sec. 3. A court may not place a child in: (1) a community based correctional facility ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-7-1

Preliminary inquiry Sec. 1. A person may give an intake officer written information indicating that a child is a child in need of services. If the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-7-2

Provision of preliminary inquiry and recommendation to prosecuting attorney or attorney for county office of family and children Sec. 2. The intake officer shall send to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-7-3

Decision whether to request authorization to file petition Sec. 3. The person representing the interests of the state and receiving the preliminary inquiry and recommendations shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-7-4

Access by accused to report Sec. 4. A person who is accused of committing child abuse or neglect is entitled under IC 31-33-18-2(14) to access to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-1

Implementation of program Sec. 1. After the preliminary inquiry and upon approval by the juvenile court, the intake officer may implement a program of informal adjustment ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-2

Consent Sec. 2. The child and the child's parent, guardian, custodian, or attorney must consent to a program of informal adjustment. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-3

Petition for compliance; notice; hearing; order; contempt Sec. 3. (a) Upon the filing of a petition for compliance and after notice and a hearing on the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-4

Advisement regarding entry of information into child abuse registry Sec. 4. (a) The advisement required by this section applies only ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-5

Transmission of report to child abuse registry Sec. 5. Whenever the court approves a program of informal adjustment arising out of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-6

Duration of program; extension Sec. 6. A program of informal adjustment may not exceed six (6) months, except by approval of the juvenile court. The juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-7

Report on extent of compliance Sec. 7. (a) Not later than five (5) months after a court approves a program of informal adjustment under this chapter, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-8

Informal adjustment program fee; order for payment Sec. 8. The juvenile court may order each child who participates in a program of informal adjustment or the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-8-9

Informal adjustment program fee; collection and disposition Sec. 9. (a) The probation department for the juvenile court shall: (1) collect the informal adjustment program fee ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-9-1

Request for authorization to file petition; representation of interests of state Sec. 1. The prosecuting attorney or the attorney for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-9-2

Authorization to file petition; evidence; finding Sec. 2. The juvenile court shall do the following: (1) Consider the preliminary inquiry and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-9-3

Petition; verification and contents Sec. 3. A petition must: (1) be verified; (2) be entitled "In the Matter of ________, a Child Alleged to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-9-4

Error in or omission of citation; effect Sec. 4. Error in a citation or the omission of a citation is ground for: (1) dismissal of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-9-5

Written request that child be taken into custody; evidence; finding Sec. 5. (a) If a petition is authorized, the person filing may request in writing that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-9-6

Detention hearing Sec. 6. If the juvenile court grants the request to have the child taken into custody, the court shall proceed under IC 31-34-5-1 and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-9-7

Parties Sec. 7. The: (1) child; (2) child's parents, guardian, or custodian; (3) county office of family and children; and (4) guardian ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-9-8

Dismissal on motion of person representing interests of state Sec. 8. (a) A person representing the interests of the state may file a motion to dismiss ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies only to a child alleged to be a child in need of services. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-2

Initial hearing; service of copy of petition and summons Sec. 2. (a) The juvenile court shall hold an initial hearing on each petition. (b) The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-2.5

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.217-2001, SEC.16.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-3

Appointment of guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate Sec. 3. Before complying with the other requirements of this chapter, the juvenile court shall first ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-4

Duty to inform child and parent, guardian, or custodian of nature of allegations and dispositional alternatives Sec. 4. The court shall next inform the child, if ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-5

Duty to inform parent or guardian of estate of effect of adjudication Sec. 5. The juvenile court shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-6

Admission or denial of allegations by parent, guardian, or custodian Sec. 6. Except if a petition is filed under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-7

Child's admission or denial of allegations Sec. 7. If a petition alleges that the child is a child in need of services under IC 31-34-1-6, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-8

Procedure following admission of allegations by parent, guardian, or custodian Sec. 8. If the parent, guardian, or custodian admits the allegations under section 6 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-10-9

Dispositional hearing; factfinding hearing; consent Sec. 9. (a) If the allegations of a petition have been admitted, the juvenile court may hold a dispositional hearing immediately ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-11-1

Hearing requirement Sec. 1. Unless the allegations of a petition have been admitted, the juvenile court shall hold a factfinding hearing. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-11-2

Judgment; order of predisposition report; scheduling of dispositional hearing Sec. 2. If the court finds that a child is a child in need of services, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-11-3

Discharge of child Sec. 3. If the court finds that a child is not a child in need of services, the court shall discharge the child. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-11-4

Judgment entry; continuance; release from juvenile detention facility pending entry of judgment Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-12-1

Burden of proof of delinquent act or crime Sec. 1. A finding by a juvenile court that a child committed a delinquent act, or that an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-12-2

Burden of proof in proceedings to terminate parental rights Sec. 2. Except as provided in IC 31-35-2-4.5(d), a finding in a proceeding to terminate parental rights ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-12-3

Burden of proof in other cases Sec. 3. A finding not covered by section 1 or 2 of this chapter must be based upon a preponderance ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-12-4

Presumption that child is child in need of services Sec. 4. A rebuttable presumption is raised that the child is a child in need of services ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-12-4.5

Presumption if living in household with victim of sex offense Sec. 4.5. (a) There is a rebuttable presumption that a child is a child in need ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-12-5

Admissibility of evidence of prior or subsequent acts or omissions Sec. 5. Evidence that a prior or subsequent act or omission by a parent, guardian, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-12-6

Admissibility of privileged communications Sec. 6. Neither: (1) the physician-patient privilege; nor (2) the husband-wife privilege; is grounds for excluding evidence in a proceeding ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-13-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to an action initiated to determine if a child is a child in need of services under: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-13-2

Admissibility of statements or videotapes Sec. 2. A statement or videotape that: (1) is made by a child who at the time of the statement ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-13-3

Requirements for admissibility of statements or videotapes Sec. 3. A statement or videotape described in section 2 of this chapter is admissible in evidence in an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-13-4

Informing parties of intention to introduce and contents of statements and videotapes Sec. 4. A statement or videotape may not be admitted ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-14-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to an action to determine whether a child is a child in need of services under: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-14-2

Court order for use of closed circuit television Sec. 2. On the motion of the prosecuting attorney or the attorney for the county office of family ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-14-3

Court order for use of videotapes Sec. 3. On the motion of the prosecuting attorney or the attorney for the county office of family and children, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-14-4

Children may testify outside court proceeding; informing parties of intention to testify Sec. 4. The court may not make an order under section 2 or 3 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-14-5

Persons who may be present during child's testimony; closed circuit television Sec. 5. If the court makes an order under section 2 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-14-6

Persons who may be present during child's testimony; videotapes Sec. 6. If the court makes an order under section 3 of this chapter, only the following ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-14-7

Persons who may question child Sec. 7. If the court makes an order under section 2 or 3 of this chapter, only the following persons may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-15-1

Requirement of case plan Sec. 1. In accordance with federal law, a case plan is required for each child in need of services who is under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-15-2

Time for completion Sec. 2. The county office of family and children, after negotiating with the child's parent, guardian, or custodian, shall complete a child's case ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-15-3

Provision of copy of completed case plan Sec. 3. A copy of the completed case plan shall be sent to the child's parent, guardian, or custodian ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-15-4

Form; contents Sec. 4. A child's case plan must be set out in a form prescribed by the division of family and children that meets the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-15-5

Cooperation in development of plan Sec. 5. Each foster parent of a child and the county office of family and children shall cooperate in the development ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-15-6

Filing of paternity action by local prosecuting attorney's office Sec. 6. (a) This section applies whenever a child who was born out of wedlock is: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-16-1

Standing Sec. 1. Any of the following may sign and file a petition for the juvenile court to require the participation of a parent, guardian, or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-16-2

Verification Sec. 2. A petition filed under section 1 of this chapter must be verified. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.17. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-16-3

Caption; allegations Sec. 3. A petition seeking participation of a parent, guardian, or custodian must be entitled "In the Matter of the Participation of _________ the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-16-4

Hearing; advisement to parent; decree Sec. 4. (a) The court may hold a hearing on a petition concurrently with a dispositional hearing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-17

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-1

Predispositional report; recommendation of care, treatment, or rehabilitation of child; alternative reports Sec. 1. (a) Upon finding that a child is a child in need of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-1.1

Consultation with experts; participants in conference Sec. 1.1. (a) The person preparing the report under section 1 of this chapter: (1) may; or (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-1.2

Mandatory attendance of child's school representative at conference Sec. 1.2. If a child in need of services is known to be eligible for special education services ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-1.3

Reports by meeting participants Sec. 1.3. (a) The individuals participating in a meeting described in section 1.1 of this chapter shall assist the person preparing the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-2

Predispositional report; participation by parent, guardian, or custodian; out-of-home placement with blood or adoptive relative caretaker Sec. 2. (a) In addition to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-3

Financial reports Sec. 3. The probation officer or caseworker shall also prepare a financial report on the parent or the estate of the child to assist ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-4

Recommendation on care, treatment, rehabilitation, or placement Sec. 4. If consistent with the safety and best interest of the child and the community, the person preparing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-5

Examinations Sec. 5. The juvenile court may do the following: (1) Authorize any examination of the child under IC 31-32-12. (2) Make provision for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-6

Disclosure Sec. 6. (a) Predispositional reports shall be made available within a reasonable time before the dispositional hearing, unless the juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-18-6.1

Predispositional report; contents Sec. 6.1. (a) The predispositional report prepared by a probation officer or caseworker shall include the following information: (1) A description of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-1

Dispositional hearing; issues for consideration Sec. 1. The juvenile court shall hold a dispositional hearing to consider the following: (1) Alternatives for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-1.1

Mandatory attendance at predispositional hearing by report preparer Sec. 1.1. At a dispositional hearing under this chapter, the person that prepared the predispositional ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-2

Admissibility of reports Sec. 2. (a) Any predispositional report may be admitted into evidence to the extent that the report contains evidence of probative value even ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-3

Civil commitment of mentally ill child Sec. 3. If it appears to the juvenile court that a child is mentally ill, the court may: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-4

Discharge of child; continuance of proceeding; release of county office of family and children from obligations to child Sec. 4. If: (1) a child is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-5

Release of county office of family and children from obligations to child placed in state institution for voluntary treatment Sec. 5. If the court authorizes a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-6

Dispositional decree; factors Sec. 6. If consistent with the safety of the community and the best interest of the child, the juvenile court shall enter a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-7

Factors to consider for dispositional decrees that include out-of-home placement Sec. 7. In addition to the factors under section 6 of this chapter, if the court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-8

Provision of copies of dispositional report Sec. 8. The juvenile court shall send a copy of the dispositional report described in section 10 of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-9

Advisement of modification procedures Sec. 9. The juvenile court shall advise the child and the child's parent, guardian, or custodian of the procedures under IC 31-34-23. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-19-10

Findings and conclusions Sec. 10. The juvenile court shall accompany the court's dispositional decree with written findings and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-20-1

Entry of dispositional decrees Sec. 1. Subject to section 1.5 of this chapter, if a child is a child in need of services, the juvenile court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-20-1.5

Placement in household with certain individuals prohibited; exceptions; criminal history checks Sec. 1.5. (a) Except as provided in subsection (d) the juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-20-2

Dispositional decree that includes no contact order; protective order depository; confidential form Sec. 2. If a court enters a dispositional decree that includes a no contact ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-20-3

Order for participation by parent, guardian, or custodian in program of care, treatment, or rehabilitation for child Sec. 3. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-20-4

Decrees limiting contact with child; copies to parties and law enforcement agencies Sec. 4. (a) The clerk of the court that enters a dispositional decree under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-20-5

Determination and reporting of legal settlement of child Sec. 5. (a) This section applies if a juvenile court: (1) places a child; (2) changes ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-20-6

Emancipation of child; findings; terms Sec. 6. (a) The juvenile court may emancipate a child under section 1(5) of this chapter if the court finds that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-1

Progress reports; procedure for modification of decree Sec. 1. (a) At any time after the date of an original dispositional decree, the juvenile court may order: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-2

Periodic case review Sec. 2. (a) In accordance with federal law, the case of each child in need of services under the supervision of the county ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-3

Progress report required before case review Sec. 3. Before a case review under section 2 of this chapter, the probation department or the county office of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-4

Notice of case review; testimony in periodic case review Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection (f), at least ten (10) days before the periodic ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-4.5

Foster parent's intervention Sec. 4.5. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) a foster parent, long term foster parent, or a person who has been a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-4.6

"Long term foster parent" Sec. 4.6. As used in this section, "long term foster parent" means a foster parent who has provided care and supervision for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-5

Determination; findings Sec. 5. (a) The court shall determine: (1) whether the child's case plan, services, and placement meet the special needs and best interests ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-5.5

Reasonable efforts to preserve and reunify families Sec. 5.5. (a) In determining the extent to which reasonable efforts to reunify or preserve a family are appropriate ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-5.6

Exceptions to requirement to make reasonable efforts to preserve and reunify families Sec. 5.6. (a) A court may make a finding described in this section at ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-5.7

Permanency plan; requirement; approval; reports and orders not required Sec. 5.7. (a) This section applies at any phase of a child in need of services ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-5.8

Out-of-home or permanent placement; progress reports and case reviews not required Sec. 5.8. (a) This section applies only if a court has approved a permanency plan ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-6

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.35-1998, SEC.28.) 31-34-21-7 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-7.3

Internet posting of nonidentifying information Sec. 7.3. (a) This section applies after: (1) a court authorizes the filing of a petition to terminate the parent-child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-7.5

Permanency plans prohibited if household contains certain individuals; exceptions Sec. 7.5. (a) Except as provided in subsection (d), the juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-7.7

Permanency plan; guardianship Sec. 7.7. If the juvenile court approves a permanency plan under section 7 of this chapter that provides for the appointment of a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-8

Progress report required before formal hearing Sec. 8. Before a hearing under section 7 of this chapter, the probation department or the county office of family ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-9

Foster care review board Sec. 9. (a) The juvenile court may assign cases to a foster care review board established by the court to assist the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-10

Review of child's legal settlement Sec. 10. (a) This section applies when a juvenile court reviews the implementation of a decree under this chapter or any ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-21-11

Discharge of child Sec. 11. When the juvenile court finds that the objectives of the dispositional decree have been met, the court shall discharge the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-22-1

Progress report; modification report Sec. 1. (a) Before a case review under IC 31-34-21-2 or hearing under IC 31-34-21-7, the probation department or the county office ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-22-2

Providing copies of reports and factual summaries of reports Sec. 2. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a report prepared by the state: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-22-3

Admissibility of reports and factual summaries of reports Sec. 3. (a) Any report may be admitted into evidence to the extent that the report contains evidence ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-23-1

Motion for modification Sec. 1. While the juvenile court retains jurisdiction under IC 31-30-2, the juvenile court may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-23-2

Award of guardianship of child to department of correction Sec. 2. If a child has been in the custody of the department of correction under the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-23-3

Notice and hearing requirements; temporary order for emergency change in child's residence Sec. 3. (a) If the petitioner requests an emergency change in the child's residence, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-23-4

Modification report Sec. 4. If a hearing is required, IC 31-34-18 governs the preparation and use of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-1

"Plan" defined Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "plan" means a community services plan for early intervention services to achieve the purposes described in section ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-2

"Team" defined Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "team" means: (1) an early intervention plan team appointed as provided in section 4 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-3

Early intervention plan; establishment Sec. 3. Each county shall develop a community services plan for early intervention that is tailored to provide services targeted to the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-4

Team establishment and membership Sec. 4. (a) Before March 1, 1998, each county shall establish a team to develop a plan as described in this chapter. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-5

Designation of existing organization as team Sec. 5. If a county has in existence a committee, council, or other organized group that includes representatives of all ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-6

Organizational meeting Sec. 6. (a) The county director shall convene an organizational meeting of the members of the team appointed under section 4 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-7

Submission of plan for review and comment Sec. 7. Before January 1 of each year, the team shall prepare and submit to the judges having juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-8

Review of existing programs Sec. 8. In preparing the plan, the team shall review and consider existing publicly and privately funded programs that are available or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-9

Plan objectives Sec. 9. The objectives of the plan include the following: (1) Promoting the welfare of children and self sufficiency of families with children ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-10

Adoption of existing plan Sec. 10. The team may adopt as its plan an existing plan for provision of family preservation services, as defined in IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-11

Recommendations for modification of plan Sec. 11. The director or the state superintendent of public instruction may, not later than ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-12

Approval or rejection of plan Sec. 12. Not later than sixty (60) days after receiving the plan, the county fiscal body shall do one (1) of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-13

Budget and appropriations from family and children's fund Sec. 13. (a) Upon receiving the initial plan and each revised or updated plan, the county fiscal body ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-14

Team meetings Sec. 14. (a) The team shall meet at least one (1) time each year to do the following: (1) Develop, review, or revise ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-15

Transmission of copies of plan Sec. 15. The team or the county fiscal body shall transmit copies of the plan, each annual ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-16

Publication of plan Sec. 16. The team or the county fiscal body shall publicize to residents of the county the existence and availability of the plan. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-17

Multicounty plan Sec. 17. Two (2) or more contiguous counties may, by agreement of the counties' county directors, establish a joint team and adopt a single ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-18

Use of available services Sec. 18. The: (1) juvenile court, in implementing a program of informal adjustment for a child under IC 31-34-8; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-24-19

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.273-1999, SEC.124.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-25-1

Eligible to file petition for no contact order Sec. 1. Any of the following may sign and file a petition for the juvenile court to require ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-25-2

Verification Sec. 2. A petition filed under section 1 of this chapter must be verified. As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.35. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-25-3

Petition requirements Sec. 3. A petition seeking to restrain a person from contact must be entitled "In the Matter of a No Contact Order for ___________". ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-25-4

Hearing; findings Sec. 4. (a) The court may hold a hearing on a petition concurrently with a dispositional hearing or with ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-34-25-5

Protective order depository Sec. 5. If a court enters a decree that requires a person to refrain from direct or indirect contact with a child, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to the voluntary termination of the parent-child relationship by parents. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.18. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-2

Law governing proceedings Sec. 2. Proceedings under this chapter are governed by the procedures prescribed by: (1) IC 31-32-1, IC 31-32-4 through IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-3

Jurisdiction Sec. 3. The probate court has concurrent original jurisdiction with the juvenile court in proceedings on a petition filed under this chapter for the voluntary ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-4

Petition; verification and contents Sec. 4. (a) If requested by the parents: (1) the county office of family and children; or (2) a licensed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-4.5

Putative father's consent to termination irrevocably implied Sec. 4.5. The putative father's consent to the termination of the parent-child relationship is irrevocably implied without further court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-5

Notice of hearing Sec. 5. The parents shall be notified of the hearing in accordance with IC 31-32-9. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.18. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-6

Consent; written denial of paternity bars challenge to adoption or termination of parental rights Sec. 6. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the parents must ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-7

Inquiry on parents' absence; investigation of fraud, duress, and competency to consent; order for child's care pending outcome of case Sec. 7. (a) Before the court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-8

Advice to parents Sec. 8. Before consent may be given in court, the court must advise the parents of: (1) their constitutional and other legal ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-9

Consent by incompetent or minor parent Sec. 9. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a parent who is incompetent may give consent to termination only ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-10

Determination Sec. 10. (a) If: (1) the court determines that the allegations in the petition described in section 4 of this chapter are true; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-11

Default judgment; waiver of notice Sec. 11. (a) If the court makes findings of fact upon the record that: (1) one (1) parent has made ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-1-12

Contents of advice to parents Sec. 12. For purposes of sections 6 and 8 of this chapter, the parents must be advised that: (1) their ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to the termination of the parent-child relationship involving: (1) a delinquent child; or (2) a child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-2

Law governing proceedings Sec. 2. Proceedings under this chapter are governed by the procedures prescribed by: (1) IC 31-32-1, IC 31-32-4 through IC 31-32-10, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-3

Jurisdiction Sec. 3. The probate court has concurrent original jurisdiction with the juvenile court in proceedings on a petition to terminate the parent-child relationship involving a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-4

Petition; contents Sec. 4. (a) A petition to terminate the parent-child relationship involving a delinquent child or a child in need of services may be signed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-4.5

Petition; filing; motion to dismiss Sec. 4.5. (a) This section applies if: (1) a court has made a finding under IC 31-34-21-5.6 that reasonable efforts ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-5

Representation of state's interests Sec. 5. Upon the filing of a petition under section 4 of this chapter: (1) the attorney for the county office ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-6

Request for hearing; time Sec. 6. Except when a hearing is required after June 30, 1999, under section 4.5 of this chapter, the person filing the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-6.5

Notice of hearing Sec. 6.5. (a) This section applies to hearings under this chapter relating to a child in need of services. (b) At least ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-7

Guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate Sec. 7. (a) If a parent objects to the termination of the parent-child relationship, the court shall appoint: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-2-8

Determination Sec. 8. (a) Except as provided in section 4.5(d) of this chapter, if the court finds that the allegations in a petition described in section ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to the termination of the parent-child relationship between an individual convicted of an offense listed in section 4(1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-2

Law governing proceedings Sec. 2. Proceedings under this chapter are governed by the procedures prescribed by: (1) IC 31-32-1, IC 31-32-4 through IC 31-32-10, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-3

Jurisdiction Sec. 3. The probate court has concurrent original jurisdiction with the juvenile court in proceedings on a petition to terminate the parent-child relationship under this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-4

Petition; conviction of certain offenses Sec. 4. If: (1) an individual is convicted of the offense of: (A) murder (IC 35-42-1-1); (B) causing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-5

Petition; verification and contents Sec. 5. The verified petition filed under section 4 of this chapter must: (1) be entitled "In ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-6

Representation of state's interests Sec. 6. (a) The person filing the petition shall represent the interests of the state in all subsequent proceedings on the petition. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-7

Request for hearing; time Sec. 7. (a) The person filing the petition may request that the court set the petition for a hearing. (b) Whenever ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-8

Conviction as prima facie evidence Sec. 8. A showing that an individual has been convicted of an offense described in section 4(1) of this chapter is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-3-9

Determination Sec. 9. (a) If the court finds that the allegations in a petition described in section 4 of this chapter are true, the court shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-4-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to an action initiated to terminate a parent-child relationship under: (1) IC 31-35-2; or (2) IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-4-2

Admissibility of statements or videotapes Sec. 2. A statement or videotape that: (1) is made by a child who at the time of the statement ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-4-3

Requirements for admissibility of statements or videotapes Sec. 3. A statement or videotape described in section 2 of this chapter is admissible in evidence in an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-4-4

Informing parties of intention to introduce and contents of statements and videotapes Sec. 4. A statement or videotape may not be admitted ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-5-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to an action to determine whether to terminate a parent-child relationship under: (1) IC 31-35-2; or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-5-2

Court order for use of closed circuit television Sec. 2. On the motion of the prosecuting attorney or the attorney for the county office of family ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-5-3

Court order for use of videotapes Sec. 3. On the motion of the prosecuting attorney or the attorney for the county office of family and children, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-5-4

Children who may testify outside courtroom; informing parties of intention to testify Sec. 4. The court may not make an order under section 2 or 3 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-5-5

Persons who may be present during child's testimony; closed circuit television Sec. 5. If the court makes an order under section 2 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-5-6

Persons who may be present during child's testimony; videotapes Sec. 6. If the court makes an order under section 3 of this chapter, only the following ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-5-7

Persons who may question child testifying by closed circuit television or videotape Sec. 7. If the court makes ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-6-1

Disposition upon termination of parent-child relationship; review Sec. 1. (a) If the juvenile or probate court terminates ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-6-2

Referral for adoption; duties of guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate Sec. 2. If the juvenile or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-6-3

Referral for adoption; effect of appeal of decision terminating parent-child relationship Sec. 3. An appeal of a court's decision regarding the termination of the parent-child relationship ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-35-6-4

Rights, privileges, and obligations of parent and child upon termination of relationship Sec. 4. (a) If the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-1-1

Contents of reports Sec. 1. A law enforcement agency in which a notification about a missing child has been made shall prepare a report on the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-1-2

Time for preparing report Sec. 2. The law enforcement agency shall prepare the report required by section 1 of this chapter as soon as practicable, but ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-1-3

Agencies that are to receive report Sec. 3. Upon completion of the report required by section 1 of this chapter, the law enforcement agency shall immediately ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-1-4

Child care centers or homes and schools that are to receive report Sec. 4. Not later than fifteen (15) days after completion of the report required ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-1-5

School record attachments of missing children; procedure upon request for records Sec. 5. (a) Upon receiving a report under section 4 of this chapter, a school ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-2-1

Time for instituting investigation Sec. 1. A law enforcement agency shall begin an investigation concerning the missing child not later than twenty-four (24) hours after receiving ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-2-2

Investigatory duties of law enforcement agency Sec. 2. A law enforcement agency involved in the investigation of a missing child shall do the following: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-2-3

Dental records; examination; copies Sec. 3. (a) If a child has: (1) been reported missing to a law enforcement agency; and (2) not been ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-2-4

Fingerprint records; release; destruction Sec. 4. (a) A state or local governmental agency or a public or private organization maintaining a record of the fingerprints of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-2-5

Arrest warrant issuance for persons abducting or unlawfully retaining child; reporting requirements Sec. 5. (a) If an arrest warrant ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-36-2-6

Notification upon finding missing child Sec. 6. When a law enforcement agency is notified that a child for whom that agency prepared a report under IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-1-1

Delinquent child defined Sec. 1. A child is a delinquent child if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child commits a delinquent act ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-1-2

Delinquent act Sec. 2. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child commits an act that would be ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-2-1

Delinquent child defined Sec. 1. A child is a delinquent child if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child: (1) commits a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-2-2

Delinquent act; leaving home without permission of parent, guardian, or custodian Sec. 2. A child commits a delinquent act ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-2-3

Delinquent act; violation of compulsory school attendance law Sec. 3. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-2-4

Delinquent act; habitual disobedience of parent, guardian, or custodian Sec. 4. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-2-5

Delinquent act; curfew violation Sec. 5. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child commits a curfew violation ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-2-6

Delinquent act; violation concerning minors and alcoholic beverages Sec. 6. A child commits a delinquent act if, before becoming eighteen (18) years of age, the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-3-1

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.79-2001, SEC.4.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-3-2

Children 15 through 17 years of age; requirements for detention or custody Sec. 2. (a) It is a curfew violation for a child fifteen (15), sixteen ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-3-3

Children less than 15 years of age; requirements for detention or custody Sec. 3. (a) It is a curfew violation for a child less than fifteen ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-3-3.5

Defenses Sec. 3.5. (a) It is a defense to a violation under this chapter that the child was emancipated: (1) under IC 31-37-19-27 or IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-3-4

Advancement of curfew time by local ordinance Sec. 4. Whenever a city, town, or county determines that any curfew time established by section 2 or 3 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-3-5

Cemeteries and other facilities to memorialize dead Sec. 5. A city, town, or county may: (1) determine that a curfew time is necessary for the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-4-1

Taking custody under court order Sec. 1. A child may be taken into custody by a law enforcement officer under an order of the court. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-4-2

Taking custody without court order Sec. 2. A child may be taken into custody by a law enforcement officer acting with probable cause to believe that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-5-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies only to a child alleged to be a delinquent child. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-5-2

Taking child to designated place pending detention hearing Sec. 2. If a child is taken into custody under an order of the court, the law enforcement ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-5-3

Release or detention of child taken into custody without court order Sec. 3. (a) If a child is not taken into custody under an order of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-5-4

Detention at designated place; notice Sec. 4. If the child is not released, the child shall be delivered to a place designated by the court. The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-5-5

Investigation, release, or detention by intake officer of child taken into custody without court order Sec. 5. (a) If the child was not taken into custody ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-5-6

Detention hearing Sec. 6. If a child taken into custody is not released, a detention hearing must be held in accordance with IC 31-37-6-2. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-5-7

Suspension of child's driving privileges; reinstatement; probationary privileges; removal from record Sec. 7. (a) If a child is alleged to have committed an act that would ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies only to a child alleged to be a delinquent child. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-2

Time for hearing Sec. 2. If a child is not released, a detention hearing shall be held not later than forty-eight (48) hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-3

Notice Sec. 3. Notice of the time, place, and purpose of a detention hearing shall be given to: (1) the child; and (2) the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-4

Release if detention hearing not timely held Sec. 4. If a detention hearing is not held before the time specified by section 2 of this chapter, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-5

Notice of legal rights; appointment of counsel Sec. 5. The juvenile court: (1) shall inform the child and the child's parent, guardian, or custodian of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-6

Release; findings required for detention order Sec. 6. (a) The juvenile court shall release the child on the child's own recognizance or to the child's parent, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-7

Order to appear for additional detention hearing Sec. 7. Upon the juvenile court's own motion or upon the motion of the person representing the interests of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-8

Petition for additional detention hearing Sec. 8. A child detained under section 6 or 7 of this chapter may petition the juvenile court for an additional ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-9

Release on bail Sec. 9. A child may not be released on bail except as provided by IC 31-30-3. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-6-10

Surrender of child's driver's license as condition of release Sec. 10. The juvenile court may require a child to surrender the child's driver's license as a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-7-1

Detention in certain facilities prohibited Sec. 1. A child alleged to be a delinquent child under IC 31-37-2, except as provided in section 3 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-7-2

Detention of child committing acts that would be offenses if committed by adults Sec. 2. A child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-7-3

Detention of child leaving home without permission of parent, guardian, or custodian Sec. 3. A child alleged to be a delinquent child because of an act ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-7-4

Placement in facility located outside child's county of residence Sec. 4. A court may not place a child in: (1) a community based correctional facility ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-8-1

Receipt and forwarding of information concerning delinquent child; preliminary inquiry Sec. 1. (a) A person may give an intake officer or a prosecuting attorney written information ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-8-2

Contents of preliminary inquiry Sec. 2. A preliminary inquiry is an informal investigation into the facts and circumstances reported to the court. Whenever practicable, the preliminary ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-8-3

Notice of conduct and nature of preliminary inquiry Sec. 3. If a parent, guardian, or custodian of a child seeks ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-8-4

Advisement required for child interview Sec. 4. If a child interview occurs, the intake officer shall advise the child and the child's ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-8-5

Provision of copies of preliminary inquiry and recommendation Sec. 5. (a) The intake officer shall do the following: (1) Send the prosecuting attorney a copy ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-8-6

Decision whether to file petition Sec. 6. The person who represents the interests of the state and who receives the preliminary inquiry and recommendations shall decide ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-1

Implementation of program Sec. 1. After the preliminary inquiry and upon approval by the juvenile court, the intake officer may implement a program of informal adjustment ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-2

Consent Sec. 2. The child and the child's parent, guardian, custodian, or attorney must consent to the program of informal adjustment. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-3

Petition for compliance Sec. 3. If: (1) the child is an alleged delinquent child; and (2) the child's parent, guardian, or custodian fails to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-4

Notice, hearing, and order for compliance; contempt Sec. 4. (a) Upon the filing of a petition for compliance and after notice and a hearing on the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-5

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-6

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-7

Duration of program; extension Sec. 7. A program of informal adjustment may not exceed six (6) months, except by approval of the juvenile court. The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-8

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.197-1997, SEC.29.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-9

Informal adjustment program fee; order for payment Sec. 9. The juvenile court may order each child who participates in a program of informal adjustment or the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-9-10

Informal adjustment program fee; collection and disposition Sec. 10. (a) The probation department for the juvenile court shall do the following: (1) Collect the informal ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-10-1

Standing Sec. 1. (a) The prosecuting attorney may file a petition alleging that a child is a delinquent child. (b) The attorney for the county ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-10-2

Approval of filing of petition Sec. 2. The juvenile court shall do the following: (1) Consider the preliminary inquiry and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-10-3

Petition; verification and contents Sec. 3. A petition must: (1) be verified; (2) be entitled "In the Matter of __________, a Child Alleged ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-10-4

Error in or omission of citation; effect Sec. 4. Error in a citation or the omission of a citation is ground for: (1) dismissal of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-10-5

Written request that child be taken into custody; finding Sec. 5. (a) If the filing of a petition is approved by the court under section 2 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-10-6

Detention hearing Sec. 6. If the juvenile court grants the request to have the child taken into custody, the court shall proceed in accordance with IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-10-7

Parties Sec. 7. The: (1) child; (2) child's parent, guardian, or custodian; and (3) prosecuting attorney; are parties to the proceedings described ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-10-8

Motion to dismiss by person representing state's interests Sec. 8. Upon motion by the person representing the interests of the state, the juvenile court shall dismiss ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-1

Time for filing petition alleging delinquency of child in detention Sec. 1. If a child is in detention, a petition alleging delinquency must be filed not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-2

Time for factfinding hearing or waiver hearing Sec. 2. (a) If: (1) a child is in detention; and (2) a petition has been filed; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-3

Waiver denied; time for factfinding hearing Sec. 3. If waiver is denied, the factfinding hearing must be commenced not later than ten ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-4

Waiver granted; computation of time Sec. 4. If waiver is granted, the computation of time under Criminal Rule 4 commences on the date of the waiver ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-5

Answer to petition alleging delinquency exceeding one year in aggregate Sec. 5. A child may not be required to answer a petition alleging that the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-6

Effect of continuances and actions of child on computation of time Sec. 6. Times specified in sections 2 and 3 of this chapter shall be computed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-7

Release for noncompliance with time limits Sec. 7. If: (1) a child is in detention; and (2) the times in sections 1, 2, and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-8

Prosecuting attorney's motion for continuance because of absence of witness Sec. 8. (a) If a child moves for discharge, the prosecuting attorney may move for a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-9

Order for continuance; grounds; discharge for failure to timely commence hearing Sec. 9. (a) Upon a motion for a continuance under section 8 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-11-10

Child causing delay; extension of time period Sec. 10. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), if: (1) a continuance is granted on a child's ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies only to a child alleged to be a delinquent child. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-2

Initial hearing; service of copy of petition and summons Sec. 2. (a) The juvenile court shall hold an initial hearing on each petition. (b) The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-3

Representation by counsel; waiver; appointment Sec. 3. (a) Before complying with the other requirements of this section, the juvenile court shall first determine whether counsel has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-4

Waiver of jurisdiction Sec. 4. The court shall next determine whether the prosecuting attorney intends to seek a waiver of jurisdiction under IC 31-30-3. If a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-5

Duty to inform child and parent, guardian, or custodian regarding nature of allegations, child's legal rights, jurisdiction, and dispositional alternatives ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-6

Duty to inform parent or guardian of estate of effect of adjudication Sec. 6. The juvenile court shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-7

Child's admission or denial of allegations Sec. 7. (a) If: (1) the prosecuting attorney has not requested that the juvenile court waive the court's jurisdiction; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-8

Procedure following admission of allegations by child Sec. 8. If a child admits the allegations of a petition, the juvenile court shall do the following: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-9

Dispositional hearing; factfinding hearing; consent Sec. 9. (a) If a child has admitted the allegations of a petition, the juvenile court may hold the dispositional hearing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-12-10

Consent by emancipated child Sec. 10. If a child is emancipated: (1) under IC 31-37-19-27; (2) by virtue of having married; or (3) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-13-1

Hearing requirement Sec. 1. Unless the allegations of a petition have been admitted, the juvenile court shall hold a factfinding hearing. As added by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-13-2

Judgment; order for predisposition report; scheduling of dispositional hearing Sec. 2. If the court finds that a child is a delinquent child, the court shall do ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-13-3

Discharge of child Sec. 3. If the court finds that a child is not a delinquent child, the court shall discharge the child. As ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-13-4

Judgment entry; continuance; release from juvenile detention facility pending entry of judgment Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-13-5

Findings required where delinquent act would be felony if committed by adult Sec. 5. If a finding of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-14-1

Burden of proof of delinquent act or crime Sec. 1. A finding by a juvenile court that a child committed a delinquent act, or that an ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-14-2

Burden of proof in proceedings to terminate parental rights Sec. 2. A finding in a proceeding to terminate parental rights must be based upon clear and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-14-3

Burden of proof in other cases Sec. 3. A finding not covered by section 1 or 2 of this chapter must be based upon a preponderance ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-15-1

Standing Sec. 1. Any of the following may sign and file a petition for the juvenile court to require the participation of a parent, guardian, or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-15-2

Verification Sec. 2. A petition filed under section 1 of this chapter must be verified. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-15-3

Caption; allegations Sec. 3. A petition seeking participation of a parent, guardian, or custodian must be entitled "In the Matter of the Participation of _________ the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-15-4

Hearing; advisement to parent; decree Sec. 4. (a) The court may hold a hearing on a petition concurrently with any dispositional hearing or with any hearing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-16

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.133-2002, SEC.69.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-1

Recommendation of care, treatment, or rehabilitation of child; alternative reports Sec. 1. (a) Upon finding that a child is a delinquent child, the juvenile court shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-1.1

Consultation with experts; participants in conference Sec. 1.1. (a) The person preparing the report under section 1 of this chapter: (1) may; or (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-1.2

Mandatory attendance of child's school representative at conference Sec. 1.2. If a delinquent child is known to be eligible for special education services or placement ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-1.3

Reports and forms Sec. 1.3. (a) The individuals participating in a meeting described in section 1.1 of this chapter shall assist the person preparing the report ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-2

Participation by parent, guardian, or custodian; out-of-home placement with blood or adoptive relative caretaker Sec. 2. (a) In addition to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-3

Financial report Sec. 3. The probation officer or caseworker shall collect information and prepare a financial report, in the form ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-4

Recommendation on care, treatment, rehabilitation, or placement Sec. 4. If consistent with the safety and best interest of the child and the community, the person preparing ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-5

Examinations Sec. 5. The juvenile court may do the following: (1) Authorize an examination of the child under IC 31-32-12. (2) Make provision for ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-6

Disclosure Sec. 6. (a) Predispositional reports shall be made available within a reasonable time before the dispositional hearing, unless the juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-6.1

Predispositional report; contents Sec. 6.1. (a) The predispositional report prepared by a probation officer or caseworker shall include the following information: (1) A description of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-17-7

Victim notification Sec. 7. (a) This section shall not be construed to limit victim's rights granted by IC 35-40 or any other law. (b) In ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-1

Issues for consideration Sec. 1. The juvenile court shall hold a dispositional hearing to consider the following: (1) Alternatives for the care, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-1.1

Mandatory attendance at predispositional hearing by report preparer Sec. 1.1. At a dispositional hearing under this chapter, the person that prepared the predispositional ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-2

Admissibility of reports Sec. 2. (a) Any predispositional report may be admitted into evidence to the extent that the report contains evidence of probative value even ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-3

Civil commitment of mentally ill child Sec. 3. If it appears to the juvenile court that a child is mentally ill, the court may: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-4

Discharge of child; continuance of proceeding; no release of county office of family and children from obligations to child Sec. 4. If: (1) a child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-5

Release of county office of family and children from obligations to child placed in state institution for voluntary treatment Sec. 5. If the court authorizes a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-6

Dispositional decree; factors Sec. 6. If consistent with the safety of the community and the best interest of the child, the juvenile court shall enter a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-7

Provision of copies of dispositional report Sec. 7. The juvenile court shall send a copy of the dispositional report described in section 10 of this chapter ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-8

Advisement of modification procedures Sec. 8. The juvenile court shall advise the child and the child's parent, guardian, or custodian of the procedures under IC 31-37-22. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-18-9

Findings and conclusions Sec. 9. The juvenile court shall accompany the court's dispositional decree with written findings and conclusions upon the record concerning the following: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-1

Entry of dispositional decrees Sec. 1. Subject to section 6.5 of this chapter, if a child is a delinquent child under IC 31-37-2, the juvenile court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-2

Dispositional decree that includes a no contact order; protective order depository; confidential form Sec. 2. If a court enters a dispositional decree that includes a no ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-3

Placement in shelter care facility located outside child's county of residence Sec. 3. A court may not place a child who is a delinquent child under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-4

Invalidation of driver's license or permit of delinquent child violating compulsory school attendance law Sec. 4. (a) This section ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-5

Additional dispositional decrees Sec. 5. (a) This section applies if a child is a delinquent child under IC 31-37-1. (b) The juvenile court may, in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-6

Additional actions by court on behalf of delinquent child Sec. 6. (a) This section applies if a child is a delinquent child under IC 31-37-1. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-6.5

Dispositional decree placing child in a household with certain individuals prohibited; exceptions Sec. 6.5. (a) Except as provided in subsection (c), the juvenile court may not ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-7

Age restrictions for wardship; confinement in facilities housing persons charged with, imprisoned for, or incarcerated for crimes Sec. 7. (a) With respect to a wardship awarded ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-8

Continuous or intermittent confinement; substandard juvenile detention facilities Sec. 8. (a) Confinement under section 6(b)(2)(B) of this chapter may be continuous or intermittent, including confinement at ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-9

Confinement of delinquent child at least 13 but less than 16 years of age committing act that would be murder, kidnapping, rape, criminal deviate conduct, or robbery if ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-10

Confinement of delinquent child at least 14 years of age committing act that would be felony against person, Class A ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-11

Confinement imposed under departmental classification system; limitation Sec. 11. If a child: (1) is adjudicated a delinquent child for a delinquent act; and (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-12

HIV testing of delinquent child; reporting; notice to and counseling of victims Sec. 12. (a) This section applies if a child is a delinquent child under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-13

Delinquent acts involving controlled or counterfeit substances or prescription drugs; invalidation of operator's license or permit Sec. 13. (a) This section applies if a child is ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-14

Delinquent acts involving controlled or counterfeit substances or prescription drugs; prior adjudication of act on or near school property; invalidation of operator's license or permit Sec. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-15

Delinquent acts involving controlled or counterfeit substances or prescription drugs; denial of learner's permit Sec. 15. (a) This section applies if a child is a delinquent ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-16

Delinquent acts involving controlled or counterfeit substances or prescription drugs; prior adjudication of act on or near school property; denial of learner's permit Sec. 16. (a) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-17

Delinquent acts involving criminal mischief or use of graffiti; suspension of operator's license or invalidation of learner's permit Sec. 17. (a) This section applies if a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-17.2

Fuel theft by delinquent child Sec. 17.2. (a) This section applies if a child is a delinquent child under IC 31-37-1 due to the commission of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-17.3

Suspension of child's driving privileges; reinstatement; probationary privileges; termination Sec. 17.3. (a) This section applies if a child is a delinquent child under IC 31-37-1 due ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-17.4

Court may order a delinquent child to receive counseling Sec. 17.4. (a) This section applies if a child is a delinquent child under IC 31-37-1 due ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-18

Surrendering and forwarding driver's licenses or permits Sec. 18. If the court orders invalidation or denial of issuance of a driver's license or permit as described ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-19

Period of invalidation or denial of license or permit; maximum; order to allow receipt of license or permit before completion of period Sec. 19. The juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-20

Restitution or removal of graffiti; rescission of order suspending or invalidating operator's license or learner's permit Sec. 20. (a) This section applies if the juvenile court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-21

Juvenile detention facility confining child for more than 30 days; criteria Sec. 21. As part of a dispositional decree, a child may only be confined in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-22

Dispositional decree containing a no contact order for child needing care, treatment, or rehabilitation; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-23

Placement in facility located outside child's county of residence Sec. 23. A court may not place a child who is a delinquent child under IC 31-37-1 ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-24

Order for participation by parent, guardian, or custodian in program of care, treatment, or rehabilitation for child Sec. 24. If ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-25

Decree limiting contact with child; copies to parties and law enforcement agencies Sec. 25. (a) The clerk of the court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-26

Determination and reporting of legal settlement Sec. 26. (a) This section applies if a juvenile court: (1) places a child; (2) changes the placement ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-19-27

Emancipation of child Sec. 27. (a) The juvenile court may emancipate a child under section 1(5) or 5(b)(5) of this chapter if the court finds that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-20-1

Progress reports; procedure for modification of decree Sec. 1. At any time after the date of an original dispositional decree, the juvenile court may order the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-20-2

Periodic review of case Sec. 2. (a) The court shall hold a formal hearing: (1) every twelve (12) months after: (A) the date of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-20-3

Formal hearing on continued jurisdiction and modification of decree Sec. 3. (a) The court shall hold a formal hearing on the question of continued jurisdiction: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-20-4

Progress report required for case review or continued jurisdiction Sec. 4. Before a hearing under section 2 or 3 of this chapter, the probation department or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-20-5

Review of foster care placements; disclosure of confidential report or document Sec. 5. (a) The juvenile court may assign cases to a foster care review board ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-20-6

Review of child's legal settlement Sec. 6. (a) This section applies if a juvenile court reviews the implementation of a decree under this chapter (or IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-20-7

Discharge of child Sec. 7. When the juvenile court finds that the objectives of the dispositional decree have been met, the court shall discharge the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-21-1

Progress report; modification report Sec. 1. (a) Before a hearing under IC 31-37-20-2 or IC 31-37-20-3, the probation department or the county office of family and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-21-2

Provision of copies of reports and factual summaries of reports Sec. 2. (a) Except as provided by subsection (b), a report prepared by the state: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-21-3

Admissibility of reports and factual summaries of reports Sec. 3. (a) Any report may be admitted into evidence to the extent that the report contains evidence ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-22-1

Motion for modification Sec. 1. While the juvenile court retains jurisdiction under IC 31-30-2, the juvenile court may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-22-2

Award of guardianship of child to department of correction Sec. 2. If a child has been in the custody of the department of correction under the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-22-3

Notice and hearing requirements; temporary order for emergency change in child's residence Sec. 3. (a) If the petitioner requests an emergency change in the child's residence, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-22-4

Modification report Sec. 4. If a hearing is required, IC 31-37-17 governs the preparation and use of a modification report. The report shall be ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-22-5

Placement of child in public or private facility for children Sec. 5. If: (1) a child is placed in a shelter care facility or other ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-22-6

Placement of child for noncompliance concerning compulsory school attendance Sec. 6. If: (1) a child fails to comply ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-22-7

Alternative facilities for placement Sec. 7. (a) If the juvenile court modifies its disposition order under section 5 or 6 of this chapter, the court may ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-22-8

Description by local alternative facility seeking court approval Sec. 8. A local alternative facility seeking the approval of the juvenile court shall provide the court with ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-1

Provisions of compact Sec. 1. The following compact, by and between the state of Indiana and any other state which has or shall hereafter ratify or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-2

"Compact" defined Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "compact" refers to the interstate compact on juveniles. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-3

"Court" defined Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "court" refers to the juvenile court. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-4

"Delinquent child" defined Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "delinquent child" has the meaning prescribed by IC 31-37-1-1 or IC 31-37-2-1. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-5

"Dependent child" or "neglected child" defined Sec. 5. As used in this chapter, "dependent child" or "neglected child" means a child in need of services under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-6

"Executive authority" defined Sec. 6. As used in this chapter, "executive authority" means the compact administrator. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.20. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-7

Compact administrator; appointment; duties Sec. 7. (a) The governor shall appoint a compact administrator for parolees. The administrator is an employee of the department of correction. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-8

Compact administrator; acceptance and supervision of children from other states Sec. 8. Each compact administrator may accept children from other states under the compact and shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-9

Rules Sec. 9. The judicial conference of Indiana shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 prescribing duties and procedures for administering ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-23-10

Supplementary agreements Sec. 10. (a) The compact administrator may enter into supplementary agreements with other states under the compact. (b) An agreement that involves a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-1

"Plan" defined Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "plan" refers to a community services plan for early intervention services to achieve the purposes described in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-2

"Team" defined Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "team" means: (1) an early intervention plan team appointed as provided in section 4 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-3

Early intervention plan; establishment Sec. 3. Each county shall develop a community services plan for early intervention that is tailored to provide services targeted to the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-4

Team membership Sec. 4. (a) Before March 1, 1998, each county shall establish a team to develop a plan as described in this chapter. (b) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-5

Designation of existing organization as team Sec. 5. If a county has in existence a committee, council, or other organized group that includes representatives of all ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-6

Organizational meeting Sec. 6. (a) The county director shall convene an organizational meeting of the members of the team appointed under section 4 of this ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-7

Submission of plan for review and comment Sec. 7. Before January 1 of each year, the team shall prepare and submit to the judges having juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-8

Review of existing programs Sec. 8. In preparing the plan, the team shall review and consider existing publicly and privately funded programs that are available or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-9

Plan objectives Sec. 9. The objectives of a plan developed under this chapter include the following: (1) Promoting the welfare of children and self sufficiency ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-10

Adoption of existing plan Sec. 10. The team may adopt as its plan an existing plan for provision of family preservation services, as defined in IC ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-11

Recommendations for modification of plan Sec. 11. The director or the state superintendent of public instruction may, not later than ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-12

Approval or rejection of plan Sec. 12. Not later than sixty (60) days after receiving the plan, the county fiscal body shall do one (1) of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-13

Budget and appropriations from family and children's fund Sec. 13. (a) Upon receiving the initial plan and each revised or updated plan, the county fiscal body ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-14

Team meetings Sec. 14. (a) The team shall meet at least one (1) time each year to do the following: (1) Develop, review, or revise ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-15

Transmission of copies of plan Sec. 15. The team or the county fiscal body shall transmit copies of the initial plan, each annual report, and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-16

Publication of plan Sec. 16. The team or the county fiscal body shall publicize to residents of the county the existence and availability of the plan. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-17

Multicounty plan Sec. 17. Two (2) or more contiguous counties may, by agreement of the counties' county directors, establish a joint team and adopt a single ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-18

Use of available services Sec. 18. The: (1) juvenile court, in implementing a program of informal adjustment for a child under IC 31-34-8; and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-24-19

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.273-1999, SEC.124.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-25-1

Eligiblility to file petition for no contact order Sec. 1. Any of the following may sign and file a petition for the juvenile court to require ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-25-2

Verification Sec. 2. A petition filed under section 1 of this chapter must be verified. As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.38. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-25-3

Petition requirements Sec. 3. A petition seeking to restrain a person from contact must be entitled "In the Matter of a No Contact Order for ___________". ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-25-4

Hearing; findings Sec. 4. (a) The court may hold a hearing on a petition concurrently with a dispositional hearing or with ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-37-25-5

Protective order depository Sec. 5. If a court enters a decree that requires a person to refrain from direct or indirect contact with a child, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-1-1

Establishment of committee Sec. 1. A local coordinating committee is established in each county. As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.21. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-1-2

Membership Sec. 2. Each committee has the following members: (1) The director of the county office of family and children or the director's designee. ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-1-3

Quorum; majority vote Sec. 3. (a) A majority of the voting members of a committee constitutes a quorum. (b) The committee may act only by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-1-4

Appointment of designee Sec. 4. If a member of the committee appoints a designee, the appointing member shall grant to the designee the same authority to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-1

Review of restrictive placement Sec. 1. The local coordinating committee shall review a restrictive placement of a child whenever the referring agency that proposes the restrictive ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-2

Convening of meeting Sec. 2. If the referring agency is not a court, the referring agency may convene a meeting of the committee to review the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-3

Chairman of committee meeting Sec. 3. A person representing the referring agency shall act as the chairman of the committee meeting convened under section 2 of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-4

Presence of probation officer at committee meeting Sec. 4. If the referring agency is a court, a probation officer familiar with the proposed restrictive placement must ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-5

Confidential information Sec. 5. (a) Unless prohibited by federal law, information concerning a child that is confidential to a referring ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-6

Public meetings Sec. 6. Committee meetings convened under section 2 of this chapter are not subject to IC 5-14-1.5 and IC 5-14-3. As added ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-7

Duties of committee Sec. 7. A local coordinating committee shall do the following whenever the committee convenes a meeting under section 2 of this chapter: ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-8

Recommendations concerning placement Sec. 8. Except as provided in section 9 of this chapter, whenever the local coordinating committee convenes a meeting under section 2 of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-9

Restrictive placements not required to be reviewed; orders to make recommendations Sec. 9. (a) A local coordinating committee is not required to review the following restrictive ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-38-2-10

Duties of division of family and children Sec. 10. The division of family and children shall: (1) provide information to: (A) each referring agency; ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-1-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. (a) This chapter applies to all records of the juvenile court except the following: (1) Records involving an adult charged ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-1-2

Confidentiality and access to juvenile court records Sec. 2. All juvenile court records subject to this chapter are confidential and are available only in accordance with ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. (a) This chapter applies to all records of the juvenile court except the following: (1) Records involving an adult charged ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-2

Juvenile court judge and staff Sec. 2. The records of the juvenile court are available without a court order to the judge or any authorized staff ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-3

Party and party's counsel Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), the records of the juvenile court are available without a court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-4

Presentence investigations Sec. 4. The records of the juvenile court are available without a court order to the judge of a court having criminal jurisdiction or ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-5

Prosecuting attorney and staff Sec. 5. The records of the juvenile court are available without a court order to the prosecuting attorney or any authorized staff ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-6

Attorney or staff of county office of family and children, or staff of division of family and children or department of correction Sec. 6. The records ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-7

Parents Sec. 7. The records of the juvenile court are available without a court order to the parents of a child whenever the custody or support ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-8

Public access to records of juvenile delinquency proceedings Sec. 8. (a) The records of the juvenile court are available without a court order to the public, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-9

Person providing services to child or child's family Sec. 9. The juvenile court may grant any person ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-10

Interested persons Sec. 10. (a) Subject to section 15 of this chapter, the juvenile court may grant any person having a legitimate interest in the work ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-11

Researchers Sec. 11. The juvenile court shall grant any person involved in a legitimate research activity access to the court's confidential records if: (1) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-12

Parties to criminal or juvenile delinquency proceedings Sec. 12. (a) The juvenile court shall grant any party to a criminal or juvenile delinquency proceeding access to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-13

Victim of delinquent act or victim's family; disclosure in civil action Sec. 13. (a) The juvenile court may grant the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-13.5

Juvenile court records available to certain persons to determine appropriateness of certain out-of-home placements Sec. 13.5. The records of the juvenile court are ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-13.8

School's access to juvenile court records; notice; confidentiality Sec. 13.8. (a) The juvenile court may grant a school access to all or a portion of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-14

Filing of copies of access order or agreement with researcher Sec. 14. Whenever the juvenile court grants access to its records, the court shall place a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-2-15

Waiver of restrictions Sec. 15. A person who is at least eighteen (18) years of age may waive the restrictions on access to the person's records ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-3-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to all law enforcement records involving allegations that a child is a delinquent child or a child in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-3-2

Public access to juvenile delinquency records Sec. 2. The following information contained in records involving allegations of delinquency that would be a crime if committed by ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-3-3

Public inspection of records of child's detention in secure facility Sec. 3. Records relating to the detention of any child in a secure facility shall be ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-3-4

Confidentiality and access to law enforcement records Sec. 4. (a) All law enforcement records except those described in sections 2 and 3 of this chapter are ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies to all law enforcement records involving allegations that a child is a delinquent child or a child in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-2

Law enforcement agency head or officer Sec. 2. The records of a law enforcement agency are available, without specific permission from the head of the agency, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-3

Juvenile court judge or staff Sec. 3. The records of a law enforcement agency are available, without specific permission from the head of the agency, to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-4

Party or party's attorney in juvenile court proceedings Sec. 4. (a) The records of a law enforcement agency are available, without specific permission from the head ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-5

Presentence investigations Sec. 5. The records of a law enforcement agency are available, without specific permission from the head of the agency, to the judge of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-6

Prosecuting attorney or staff Sec. 6. The records of a law enforcement agency are available, without specific permission from the head of the agency, to the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-7

Attorney and staff of county office of family and children Sec. 7. The records of a law enforcement agency are available, without specific permission from the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-8

Interested persons Sec. 8. (a) The head of a law enforcement agency or that person's designee may grant any person having a legitimate interest in the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-9

Researchers Sec. 9. The head of a law enforcement agency may grant any person involved in a legitimate research activity access to the agency's confidential ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-10

Party to criminal or juvenile delinquency proceedings Sec. 10. (a) The head of the law enforcement agency shall grant any party to a criminal or juvenile ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-11

Victim of delinquent act Sec. 11. The victim of a delinquent act may ask a law enforcement agency if there is probable cause to believe that ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-12

Filing of copies of access order or agreement with researcher Sec. 12. Whenever the head of a law enforcement agency grants access to the agency's records, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-13

Waiver of restrictions Sec. 13. A person who is at least eighteen (18) years of age may waive the restrictions on access to the person's records ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-4-14

Limited jurisdiction and control of juvenile court over law enforcement records Sec. 14. A judge of a juvenile court ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-5-1

Taking and filing Sec. 1. (a) A law enforcement agency may take and file the fingerprints or photographs of a child if: (1) the child ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-5-2

Separation from adult files; confidentiality Sec. 2. Fingerprint and photograph files of children shall be separated from those of adults. The ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-5-3

Fingerprinting and comparison Sec. 3. If: (1) latent fingerprints are found during the investigation of an offense; and (2) a law enforcement officer has ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-5-4

Destruction Sec. 4. (a) Upon written request of the child or the child's parent, guardian, or custodian, a law enforcement agency shall destroy or deliver to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-5-5

Notice of rights Sec. 5. At the time a law enforcement agency takes a child's fingerprints or photographs, the law enforcement agency shall give written notice ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-5-6

Destruction of copies forwarded to other agencies Sec. 6. Any law enforcement agency that has forwarded copies of fingerprints or photographs that the law enforcement agency ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-5-7

Expungement of record Sec. 7. Whenever fingerprints or photographs are expunged from the files of a law enforcement agency under section 4 of this chapter, the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-6-1

Confidentiality of preliminary inquiry proceedings compiled by school officials Sec. 1. If: (1) a preliminary inquiry under IC 31-34-7 or IC 31-37-8 takes place in ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-7-1

Juvenile court records Sec. 1. A person on whom juvenile court records subject to IC 31-39-1 and IC 31-39-2 are maintained may request the court to ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-7-2

Law enforcement records Sec. 2. A person on whom law enforcement records subject to IC 31-39-3 and IC 31-39-4 are maintained may request the law enforcement ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-8-1

Application of chapter Sec. 1. This chapter applies only to records created as a result of allegations that a child is a delinquent child or a ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-8-2

Standing Sec. 2. Any person may petition a juvenile court at any time to remove from: (1) the court's files; (2) the files of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-8-3

Factors considered Sec. 3. In considering whether to grant the petition, the juvenile court may review: (1) the best interests of the child; (2) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-8-4

Expungement of child abuse or neglect information Sec. 4. (a) Child abuse or neglect information may be expunged under this chapter if the probative value of ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-8-5

Expungement of records held by law enforcement agencies and persons providing treatment for child Sec. 5. If the court grants the expungement petition, the court shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-8-6

Method of expungement Sec. 6. The records may be destroyed or given to the person to whom the records pertain. As added by P.L.1-1997, ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-39-8-7

Use of expunged records in civil action Sec. 7. If a person whose records are expunged brings an action that might be defended ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-1-1

Application of article Sec. 1. This article applies to a financial burden sustained by a county as the result of costs paid by the county under ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-1-1.7

Repealed ( Repealed by P.L.2-2005, SEC.131.) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-1-2

Obligation of parent, guardian, or county for cost of services or return of child Sec. 2. (a) The county shall pay from the county family and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-1-3

Obligation of parent or guardian for cost of services provided to child adjudicated delinquent or in need of services; child support obligation worksheet Sec. 3. (a) ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-1-4

Obligation of parent or guardian for costs of returning child to Indiana under interstate compact on juveniles Sec. 4. The parent or guardian of the estate ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-1-5

Obligation of parent or guardian for costs of institutional placement of child; remittance of support payments; enforcement Sec. 5. (a) This section ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-1-6

Contracts for enforcement and collection of parental reimbursement obligations Sec. 6. (a) The division, with the approval of the county fiscal body, may contract ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-1-7

Distribution of payments; reports Sec. 7. (a) Amounts received as payment of support or reimbursement of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-2-1

Probation user's fees; administrative fee; administrative costs; transfer of three percent of probation user's fee; collection of administrative fee; payment by credit card; credit card security ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-2-1.5

Increased probation user's fee Sec. 1.5. Notwithstanding the probation user's fee amounts established under section 1 of this chapter, a court may order ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-2-1.7

Early payment of probation user's fee; recalculation of probation user's fee; discharge; multiple fees; wage garnishment; withholding driving privileges Sec. 1.7. (a) A person may pay ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-2-2

Appropriations; restrictions on use of county supplemental juvenile probation services Sec. 2. (a) The fiscal body of the county shall ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-2-3

County supplemental juvenile probation services fund; disposition of unused money Sec. 3. Money remaining in the county supplemental juvenile probation services fund at ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-2-4

County supplemental juvenile probation services fund; restrictions on use of fund Sec. 4. The county supplemental juvenile probation services fund may not be used to replace ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-3-1

User fee Sec. 1. Subject to IC 31-40-1-3, juvenile court may order the parent or guardian of the estate of any child for whom a guardian ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-3-2

Appropriations Sec. 2. The fiscal body of the county shall appropriate money from: (1) the guardian ad litem fund; or (2) the court appointed ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-3-3

Funds; disposition of unused money Sec. 3. Money remaining in the guardian ad litem fund or court appointed special advocate fund at the end of the ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-3-4

Use of adoption incentive payment Sec. 4. An adoption incentive payment that is paid to Indiana under the federal Adoption and ...

Indiana Code - Family Law and Juvenile Law - Title 31, Section 31-40-4-1

Contempt Sec. 1. If the parent or guardian of the estate: (1) defaults in reimbursing the county; or (2) fails to pay a fee ...



Last modified: November 19, 2006