§ 31-19-3-1 Prebirth notice to putative father
§ 31-19-3-2 Notice not compelling adoptive placement
§ 31-19-3-3 Affidavit of service of actual notice
§ 31-19-3-4 Form of notice
§ 31-19-3-5 Putative father’s notice of paternity action
§ 31-19-3-6 Adoptive parents’ intervention in paternity action
§ 31-19-3-7 Vacation of paternity determination; intervention by adoptive parents
§ 31-19-3-8 Applicability of Rules of Trial Procedure
§ 31-19-3-9 Validity of notice; putative father residing outside Indiana

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 31 > Article 19 > Chapter 3 - Notice of Adoption Before Birth of Child

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.