Child support

For amend and vote only, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1520 on child support, sponsored by Sen. Busch. The bill does the following: Provides that the duty to support a child ceases when the child becomes 19 years of age unless the child is a full-time … [Read more...]

Child support modification

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 206 on child support modification, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill defines, for purposes of child support modification, an order with respect to child support. The bill passed 9-0. Read the bill at … [Read more...]

Parenting time

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 323 on parenting time, sponsored by Rep. Cherry.  The bill authorizes a court to require a parent to submit to drug testing as a condition of exercising parenting time rights if the court finds that: (1) the parent has a history of … [Read more...]

Copies of identifying adoption information

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 197 on copies of identifying adoption information, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill provides that a person releasing identifying adoption information must, upon request by the individual requesting the identifying … [Read more...]

Notice & hearings on child relocation

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard SB 292 on notice and hearings on child relocation, sponsored by Rep. Sullivan.  The bill does the following: changes certain procedures governing the relocation of a child in cases in which custody orders … [Read more...]

Parental incarceration

The Senate Committee on Family and Children Services heard HB 1432 sponsored by Senator Young regarding parental incarceration. The bill provides that: a child in need of services (CHINS) case plan must include a description and discussion of the services and … [Read more...]

Mid-Session: Family Law

The following family law bills passed out of their originating house:  SB 197 Copies of identifying adoption information Previous blog post: http://indianacourts.us/legislative/?p=2292 House sponsor: Steuerwald Read the current bill: … [Read more...]

Drug testing and visitation

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Crider’s SB 323 on drug testing and visitation. The bill authorizes a court to require a parent to submit to drug testing as a condition of exercising parenting time rights if the court finds that: (1) the parent has a history … [Read more...]