§ 31-19-1-1 Adoptions subject to Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
§ 31-19-1-2 Exclusive jurisdiction of probate court

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 31 > Article 19 > Chapter 1 - Jurisdiction Over Adoption Proceedings

  • 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.
  • Probate: Proving a will