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IC 31-14-1-1
Public policy regarding establishment of paternity

     Sec. 1. The general assembly favors the public policy of establishing paternity under this article of a child born out of wedlock.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-6-6.1-1.5.]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.6.

IC 31-14-1-2
Legalization of certain paternity and related orders

Sec. 2. A determination of paternity or related order that:

(1) was issued before May 1, 1989;

(2) was issued five (5) or more months after the father’s death; and

(3) resulted from a civil proceeding for the establishment of paternity that was filed in accordance with IC 31-6-6.1-6 (before its repeal, now codified at IC 31-14-5 and IC 31-14-11):

(A) during the father’s lifetime; or

(B) within five (5) months after the father’s death;

is legalized and validated to the same extent as if the determination of paternity or related order had been issued during the father’s lifetime or within five (5) months after the father’s death.

As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.494.

IC 31-14-1.5
Chapter 1.5. Security to Secure Child Support, Custody, and Parenting Time Rights

           31-14-1.5-1Bonds; requirements

           31-14-1.5-2Bonds; form

           31-14-1.5-3Forfeiture; use of proceeds

           31-14-1.5-4Forfeiture; excess proceeds

IC 31-14-1.5-1
Bonds; requirements

Sec. 1. A bond required under this article to secure the obligation of child support, enforcement of a custody order, or enforcement of a parenting time order must:

(1) be in writing; and

(2) be secured by:

(A) at least one (1) resident freehold surety; or

(B) a commercial insurance company.

As added by P.L.171-2001, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.68-2005, SEC.11.

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