Chapter 1 Voluntary Termination of Parent-Child Relationship by Parents
Chapter 2 Termination of Parent-Child Relationship Involving a Delinquent Child or a Child in Need of Services
Chapter 3 Termination of Parent-Child Relationship With Individual Convicted of Criminal Offense
Chapter 3.5 Termination of Parent-Child Relationship of an Individual Who Committed an Act of Rape
Chapter 4 Child Videotape Testimony
Chapter 5 Child Testimony by Closed Circuit Television
Chapter 6 Effect of Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 31 > Article 35 - Juvenile Law: Termination of Parent-Child Relationship

  • 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.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • minor: means a person less than eighteen (18) years of age. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • 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.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • 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.