Sec. 1. Any of the following may sign and file a petition for the juvenile court to require a person to refrain from direct or indirect contact with a child or a member of a foster family home (as defined in IC 31-9-2-46.9):

(1) The attorney for the department.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 31-34-25-1

  • 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.
(2) The guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate.

As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.35. Amended by P.L.146-2008, SEC.614; P.L.65-2016, SEC.17.