§ 34-57-5-1 Applicability of chapter
§ 34-57-5-2 Family law arbitration authorized; family law arbitration procedures
§ 34-57-5-3 Validity of family law arbitration agreement
§ 34-57-5-4 Residency requirements
§ 34-57-5-5 Guidelines
§ 34-57-5-6 Record of proceeding
§ 34-57-5-7 Written findings of fact and conclusions of law
§ 34-57-5-8 Division of property in dissolution of marriage
§ 34-57-5-9 Summary dissolution decrees in dissolution of marriage
§ 34-57-5-10 Award modification after written findings of fact and conclusions of law are made
§ 34-57-5-11 Appeals
§ 34-57-5-12 Family law arbitrator fees
§ 34-57-5-13 Application of Indiana Supreme Court Rules for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 57 > Chapter 5 - Family Law Arbitration

  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • 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.
  • Oath: includes "affirmation" and "to swear" includes to "affirm". See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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
  • Verified: when applied to pleadings, means supported by oath or affirmation in writing. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5