Divorce

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Indiana Code 31-15-2-1 et seq helps explain some of the procedures for divorce.

IC 31-15-2-3
Grounds for decree

Sec. 3. Dissolution of marriage shall be decreed upon a finding by a court of one (1) of the following grounds and no other ground:

(1) Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

(2) The conviction of either of the parties, subsequent to the marriage, of a felony.

(3) Impotence, existing at the time of the marriage.

(4) Incurable insanity of either party for a period of at least two (2) years.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-1-11.5-3(a) part.]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7.

IC 31-15-2-4
Caption

Sec. 4. A proceeding for dissolution of marriage is commenced by the filing of a petition entitled, “In Re the marriage of _________ and __________.”

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-1-11.5-4(a) part.]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7.

IC 31-15-2-5

Verified petition; averments; guardian filing petition

      Sec. 5. (a) A petition for dissolution of marriage must:

(1) be verified; and

(2) set forth the following:

(A) The residence of each party and the length of residence in the state and county.

(B) The date of the marriage.

(C) The date on which the parties separated.

(D) The name, age, and address of:

(i) any living child less than twenty-one (21) years of age; and

(ii) any incapacitated child;

of the marriage and whether the wife is pregnant.

(E) The grounds for dissolution of the marriage.

(F) The relief sought.

(G) If a guardian of an incapacitated person is filing the petition for dissolution of marriage on behalf of the incapacitated person, the name and address of the guardian.

(b) If a guardian of an incapacitated person files a petition for dissolution of a marriage on behalf of the incapacitated person, the guardian shall file with the petition a copy of the court order granting authority to petition for dissolution of marriage described in IC 29-3-9-12.2.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-1-11.5-4(a) part.]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.83-2014, SEC.13.

*See complete Indiana Code for full description of all statutes. This is a partial listing only.