Sec. 5. (a) Before a child custody determination is made under this article, notice and an opportunity to be heard in accordance with the standards of IC 31-21-3-3 must be given to the following persons:

(1) Persons entitled to notice under Indiana law as in child custody proceedings between residents of Indiana.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 31-21-5-5

  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
(2) A parent whose parental rights have not been previously terminated.

(3) Any person having physical custody of the child.

     (b) This article does not govern the enforceability of a child custody determination made without notice or an opportunity to be heard.

     (c) The obligation to join a party and the right to intervene as a party in a child custody proceeding under this article are governed by Indiana law in the same manner as in child custody proceedings between Indiana residents.

As added by P.L.138-2007, SEC.45.