Sec. 1. Upon a juvenile court’s motion or upon the motion of a child’s parent, guardian, custodian, or guardian ad litem, a probation officer, a caseworker, the prosecuting attorney, the attorney for the department of child services, or any person providing services to the child or the child’s parent, guardian, or custodian, the juvenile court may issue an order:

(1) to control the conduct of any person in relation to the child;

Terms Used In Indiana Code 31-32-13-1

  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
(2) to provide a child with an examination or treatment under IC 31-32-12; or

(3) to prevent a child from leaving the court’s jurisdiction.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-6-7-14(a).]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.145-2006, SEC.278.