§ 16-37-2-1 “Person in attendance at birth”
§ 16-37-2-2 Birth certificate and paternity affidavit; persons responsible for filing or preparation; release of paternity affidavit
§ 16-37-2-2.1 Paternity affidavits; requirements; forms; joint legal custody agreement; penalty; effect of paternity affidavit; genetic test; opportunity to consult
§ 16-37-2-3 Time for filing birth certificate
§ 16-37-2-4 Acceptance of delayed filed birth certificates
§ 16-37-2-5 Birth certificates presented more than 12 months after birth
§ 16-37-2-6 Rules for accepting delayed birth certificates
§ 16-37-2-7 Certificate of birth registration; issuance to delayed birth certificate applicant
§ 16-37-2-8 Probative value of delayed birth certificate
§ 16-37-2-9 Permanent record; public inspection; adoptee birth records
§ 16-37-2-10 “DNA test”; additions or corrections to birth certificate; evidence
§ 16-37-2-11 Custody of children of unknown parentage; reports
§ 16-37-2-12 Children of unknown parentage; certificates of birth
§ 16-37-2-13 Recorded name of child born out of wedlock
§ 16-37-2-14 Duties of health officer regarding paternity affidavit
§ 16-37-2-15 Proper name of illegitimate child whose parents subsequently marry
§ 16-37-2-16 New birth certificate upon marriage of illegitimate child’s parents; correction of records
§ 16-37-2-18 Form of new birth certificate
§ 16-37-2-19 Violations

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 16 > Article 37 > Chapter 2

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.