§ 15-20-1-1 Political subdivision powers
§ 15-20-1-2 “Owner”
§ 15-20-1-3 Dog bite liability
§ 15-20-1-4 Dog bite liability; criminal offense
§ 15-20-1-5 Wolf hybrid and coydog liability; criminal offenses
§ 15-20-1-6 Dog bite liability: exceptions
§ 15-20-1-7 Impoundment of animals; probable cause

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 15 > Article 20 > Chapter 1 - Liability for Dog Bites

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • owner: means the owner of a dog. See Indiana Code 15-20-1-2
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5