§ 31-9-2-0.2 Application of certain amendments to prior law
§ 31-9-2-0.3 “Abandoned”
§ 31-9-2-0.4 “Abandoned child”
§ 31-9-2-0.5 “Abandoned infant”
§ 31-9-2-0.7 “Account”
§ 31-9-2-0.8 “Active duty”
§ 31-9-2-0.9 “Act of rape”
§ 31-9-2-1 “Actual notice”
§ 31-9-2-2 “Adoptee”
§ 31-9-2-3 “Adoption”
§ 31-9-2-4 “Adoption assistance state”
§ 31-9-2-5 “Adoption history”
§ 31-9-2-5.5 “Adoption subsidy”
§ 31-9-2-6 “Adoptive parent”
§ 31-9-2-7 “Adult”
§ 31-9-2-8 “Advisory board”
§ 31-9-2-8.5 “Age or developmentally appropriate”
§ 31-9-2-9 “Alleged father”
§ 31-9-2-9.3 “Applicant”
§ 31-9-2-9.4 “Application”
§ 31-9-2-9.5 “Appropriate public authorities”
§ 31-9-2-9.6 “Assessment”
§ 31-9-2-9.7 “Assistance”
§ 31-9-2-9.9 “At-risk child” or “at-risk children”
§ 31-9-2-10 “Birth parent”
§ 31-9-2-10.3 “Blind”
§ 31-9-2-10.6 “Board”
§ 31-9-2-10.8 “Bureau”
§ 31-9-2-11 “Caseworker”
§ 31-9-2-11.1 “Case”
§ 31-9-2-12 “Center”
§ 31-9-2-12.5 “Central authority”
§ 31-9-2-13 “Child”
§ 31-9-2-14 “Child abuse or neglect”
§ 31-9-2-14.5 “Child at imminent risk of placement”
§ 31-9-2-15 “Child born in wedlock”
§ 31-9-2-16 “Child born out of wedlock”
§ 31-9-2-16.3 “Child care”
§ 31-9-2-16.4 “Child caregiver”
§ 31-9-2-16.5 “Child care provider”
§ 31-9-2-16.7 “Child caring institution”
§ 31-9-2-16.8 “Child custody determination”
§ 31-9-2-16.9 “Child custody proceeding”
§ 31-9-2-17 “Child in need of services”
§ 31-9-2-17.5 “Child placing agency”
§ 31-9-2-17.8 “Child services”
§ 31-9-2-18 “Child support guidelines”
§ 31-9-2-19 “Child support order”
§ 31-9-2-19.3 “Child welfare agency”
§ 31-9-2-19.5 “Child welfare services”
§ 31-9-2-19.6 “Child welfare program”
§ 31-9-2-20 “Child with a disability”
§ 31-9-2-20.3 “Child with special needs”
§ 31-9-2-20.5 “Commencement”
§ 31-9-2-22 “Compact”
§ 31-9-2-22.1 “Concurrent planning”
§ 31-9-2-22.5 “Conduct a criminal history check”
§ 31-9-2-23.7 “Contact”
§ 31-9-2-23.8 “Contact preference form”
§ 31-9-2-24 “Controlled substance”
§ 31-9-2-24.2 “Convention”
§ 31-9-2-24.3 “Convention support order”
§ 31-9-2-24.5 “Costs of secure detention”
§ 31-9-2-25 “Council”
§ 31-9-2-27 “Court”
§ 31-9-2-28 “Court appointed special advocate”
§ 31-9-2-29 “Crime”
§ 31-9-2-29.5 “Crime involving domestic or family violence”
§ 31-9-2-30 “Custodial parent”
§ 31-9-2-31 “Custodian”
§ 31-9-2-35.5 “De facto custodian”
§ 31-9-2-36 “Delinquent”
§ 31-9-2-37 “Delinquent child”
§ 31-9-2-38 “Delinquent juvenile”
§ 31-9-2-38.5 “Department”
§ 31-9-2-39 “Dependent child” or “neglected child”
§ 31-9-2-39.5 “Destitute child”
§ 31-9-2-40 “Director”
§ 31-9-2-40.5 “Direct request”
§ 31-9-2-41 “Dissolution decree”
§ 31-9-2-42 “Domestic or family violence”
§ 31-9-2-42.3 “Drug or alcohol screen test”
§ 31-9-2-43 “Duty of support”
§ 31-9-2-43.2 “Early intervention advocate”
§ 31-9-2-43.5 “Emergency medical services provider”
§ 31-9-2-43.8 “Evaluator”
§ 31-9-2-44 “Executive authority”
§ 31-9-2-44.5 “Family or household member”
§ 31-9-2-44.8 “Family preservation services”
§ 31-9-2-45 “Family services”
§ 31-9-2-46 “Final separation”
§ 31-9-2-46.1 “Foreign central authority”
§ 31-9-2-46.2 “Foreign country”
§ 31-9-2-46.3 “Foreign support agreement”
§ 31-9-2-46.4 “Foreign support order”
§ 31-9-2-46.5 “Financial institution”
§ 31-9-2-46.6 “Foreign tribunal”
§ 31-9-2-46.7 “Foster care”
§ 31-9-2-46.9 “Foster family home”
§ 31-9-2-47 “Foster parent”
§ 31-9-2-47.6 “Fund”
§ 31-9-2-48 “Governor”
§ 31-9-2-48.3 “Grandparent visitation”
§ 31-9-2-48.5 “Group home”
§ 31-9-2-49 “Guardian”
§ 31-9-2-50 “Guardian ad litem”
§ 31-9-2-51 “Hard to place child” or “hard to place children”
§ 31-9-2-52 “Health care provider”
§ 31-9-2-53 “Home state”
§ 31-9-2-54 “Identifying information”
§ 31-9-2-54.5 “Incapacitated person”
§ 31-9-2-54.7 “Incarceration”
§ 31-9-2-55 “Includes”
§ 31-9-2-56 “Income”
§ 31-9-2-57 “Income payor”
§ 31-9-2-58 “Income withholding order”
§ 31-9-2-58.3 “Index”
§ 31-9-2-59.5 “Initial determination”
§ 31-9-2-61 “Initiating tribunal”
§ 31-9-2-62 “Intake officer”
§ 31-9-2-63 “Intended biological parent”
§ 31-9-2-64 “Interested person”
§ 31-9-2-64.5 “Issuing court”
§ 31-9-2-64.7 “Issuing foreign country”
§ 31-9-2-65 “Issuing state”
§ 31-9-2-66 “Issuing tribunal”
§ 31-9-2-67 “Joint legal custody”
§ 31-9-2-68 “Judge”
§ 31-9-2-69 “Juvenile”
§ 31-9-2-70 “Juvenile court”
§ 31-9-2-71 “Juvenile detention facility”
§ 31-9-2-72 “Juvenile law”
§ 31-9-2-72.7 “Kinship care navigator program”
§ 31-9-2-73 “Law”
§ 31-9-2-74 “Law enforcement agency”
§ 31-9-2-75 “Legal settlement”
§ 31-9-2-76 “Legend drug”
§ 31-9-2-76.3 “Licensee”
§ 31-9-2-76.5 “Long term foster parent”
§ 31-9-2-76.6 “Local office”
§ 31-9-2-76.7 “Lifetime sex or violent offender”
§ 31-9-2-76.8 “Local law enforcement authority”
§ 31-9-2-77 “Maternal or paternal grandparent”
§ 31-9-2-78 “Medical history”
§ 31-9-2-79 “Medical information”
§ 31-9-2-80.8 “Modification”
§ 31-9-2-81.5 “Monitor”
§ 31-9-2-82 “Neglected child” or “dependent child”
§ 31-9-2-83 “Noncustodial parent”
§ 31-9-2-84 “Nonidentifying information”
§ 31-9-2-84.6 “Nonrelocating individual”
§ 31-9-2-84.7 “Nonrelocating parent”
§ 31-9-2-84.8 “Nonwaivable offense”
§ 31-9-2-85 “Obligee”
§ 31-9-2-86 “Obligor”
§ 31-9-2-87 “Omission”
§ 31-9-2-87.5 “Outside this state”
§ 31-9-2-88 “Parent”
§ 31-9-2-88.5 “Parenting time”
§ 31-9-2-88.7 “Permanency roundtable”
§ 31-9-2-89 “Person”
§ 31-9-2-90 “Person acting as parent”
§ 31-9-2-91 “Petitioner”
§ 31-9-2-92 “Physical custody”
§ 31-9-2-92.5 “Plan”
§ 31-9-2-93 “Pre-adoptive sibling”
§ 31-9-2-94 “Preliminary inquiry”
§ 31-9-2-95 “Premarital agreement”
§ 31-9-2-96 “Prior family law and juvenile law”
§ 31-9-2-97 “Probation or parole”
§ 31-9-2-97.4 “Professional health care provider”
§ 31-9-2-97.6 “Project”
§ 31-9-2-98 “Property”
§ 31-9-2-99 “Prosecuting attorney”
§ 31-9-2-99.2 “Prospective adoptive parent”
§ 31-9-2-99.3 “Provider”
§ 31-9-2-99.7 “Public welfare”
§ 31-9-2-100 “Putative father”
§ 31-9-2-100.5 “Qualified medical practitioner”
§ 31-9-2-101 “Reason to believe”
§ 31-9-2-101.5 “Reasonable and prudent parent standard”
§ 31-9-2-102 “Receiving state”
§ 31-9-2-102.5 “Recipient”
§ 31-9-2-102.7 “Record”
§ 31-9-2-103.6 “Region”
§ 31-9-2-103.7 “Regional services council”
§ 31-9-2-104 “Register”
§ 31-9-2-105 “Registering tribunal”
§ 31-9-2-106 “Registry”
§ 31-9-2-107 “Relative”
§ 31-9-2-107.5 “Relocating individual”
§ 31-9-2-107.7 “Relocation”
§ 31-9-2-108 “Residence”
§ 31-9-2-109 “Residence state”
§ 31-9-2-109.5 “Residential placement committee”
§ 31-9-2-110 “Respondent”
§ 31-9-2-111 “Responding state”
§ 31-9-2-112 “Responding tribunal”
§ 31-9-2-113.5 “School”
§ 31-9-2-113.7 “Secure detention facility”
§ 31-9-2-114 “Secure facility”
§ 31-9-2-115 “Secure private facility”
§ 31-9-2-116 “Sending state”
§ 31-9-2-116.4 “Services”
§ 31-9-2-116.5 “Services or items”
§ 31-9-2-117 “Shelter care facility”
§ 31-9-2-117.3 “Sibling”
§ 31-9-2-118 “Spousal support order”
§ 31-9-2-119 “State”
§ 31-9-2-120 “State department”
§ 31-9-2-121 “State registrar”
§ 31-9-2-122.5 “STEVE system”
§ 31-9-2-123 “Substantiated”
§ 31-9-2-123.5 “Successful adulthood services”
§ 31-9-2-123.7 “Supervised independent living arrangement”
§ 31-9-2-124 “Support enforcement agency”
§ 31-9-2-125 “Support order”
§ 31-9-2-126 “Surrogate”
§ 31-9-2-127 “Surrogate agreement”
§ 31-9-2-129 “Team”
§ 31-9-2-129.5 “Therapeutic foster family home”
§ 31-9-2-130 “Title IV-D agency”
§ 31-9-2-130.2 “Title IV-D case”
§ 31-9-2-130.3 “Transitional services plan”
§ 31-9-2-130.5 “Tribe”
§ 31-9-2-131 “Tribunal”
§ 31-9-2-131.5 “United States central authority”
§ 31-9-2-132 “Unsubstantiated”
§ 31-9-2-133 “Victim of child abuse or neglect”
§ 31-9-2-133.1 “Victim of human or sexual trafficking”
§ 31-9-2-134 “Voluntary information”
§ 31-9-2-134.5 “Wardship”
§ 31-9-2-135 “Warrant”
§ 31-9-2-136 “Youth service bureau”

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 31 > Article 9 > Chapter 2

  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Sheriff: means the sheriff of the county or another person authorized to perform sheriff's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5