Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 1.5 Security to Secure Child Support, Custody, and Parenting Time Rights
Chapter 2 Methods of Establishing Paternity
Chapter 3 Rules of Procedure in Paternity Actions
Chapter 4 Parties Entitled to File Paternity Action
Chapter 5 Filing of Paternity Action; Limitations
Chapter 6 Blood Testing in Paternity Actions
Chapter 7 Presumption of Paternity
Chapter 8 Paternity Hearing
Chapter 9 Record of Paternity Determination
Chapter 10 Hearing to Determine Support, Custody, and Parenting Time Following Determination of Paternity
Chapter 11 Support Following Determination of Paternity
Chapter 13 Custody Following Determination of Paternity
Chapter 14 Parenting Time Following Determination of Paternity
Chapter 15 Temporary Restraining Orders and Permanent Injunctions Against Custodial Parents
Chapter 16 Protective Orders
Chapter 17 Expenses of Childbirth
Chapter 18 Court Costs
Chapter 19 Paternity Determination by Foreign Jurisdiction
Chapter 20 Registration With Putative Father Registry
Chapter 21 Requirements When Adoption Pending for Child Who Is Subject of Paternity Action

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 31 > Article 14

  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • division: refers to the division of mental health and addiction. See Indiana Code 4-35-8.8-1
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • fund: means the gaming integrity fund established by section 3 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-35-8.7-1
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Population: has the meaning set forth in IC 1-1-3. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.