§ 31-14-13-1 Sole legal custody in biological mother; exceptions
§ 31-14-13-2 Factors of custody determination
§ 31-14-13-2.3 Joint legal custody; finding required for award; factors considered in making award
§ 31-14-13-2.5 Consideration of de facto custodian factors
§ 31-14-13-3 Interview of child in chambers
§ 31-14-13-4 Authority of custodial parent to determine child’s upbringing
§ 31-14-13-5 Supervision of placement
§ 31-14-13-6 Modification of child custody order
§ 31-14-13-6.1 Delegation of parenting time during deployment; automatically terminates upon return
§ 31-14-13-6.2 Military duties, expedited hearing; allow evidence by electronic means
§ 31-14-13-6.3 Parent’s active duty service not a factor; temporary modification of custody
§ 31-14-13-6.5 Security, bond, or guarantee
§ 31-14-13-6.7 Security, bond, or guarantee; determinations
§ 31-14-13-7 Determination; factors considered
§ 31-14-13-8 Custody modification proceeding; violation of injunction or temporary restraining order as factor
§ 31-14-13-9 Custody modification proceeding; admissible evidence
§ 31-14-13-10.2 Notice requirements for persons seeking rights with a child
§ 31-14-13-10.5 Mandatory compliance for nonrelocating and relocating individuals
§ 31-14-13-11 Notice of passport application for child
§ 31-14-13-12 Submissions to the court; court requests for information

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 31 > Article 14 > Chapter 13

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.