Child support

S.E.A. 179, P.L. 94 Effective: July 1, 2018 Provides that incarceration of a parent may not be considered to be voluntary unemployment in determining an amount to be ordered for support of a child. Provides that a court may modify the child support order, or approve … [Read more...]

Child support

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 179 pertaining to child support sponsored by Rep. Mayfield. The bill provides that: incarceration of a parent may not be considered voluntary unemployment in determining an amount to be ordered for support of a child, a court … [Read more...]

Department of Child Services

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1406 sponsored by Sen. Bray on the Department of Child Services. The bill: clarifies the collection of past due annual support fees by the Child Support Bureau (Bureau) and the clerk of the circuit court; allows the Bureau … [Read more...]

Department of Child Services

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1406 authored by Rep. Mayfield on the Department of Child Services. The bill updates and revises Indiana law to ensure consistency with federal law on child support. Testimony was heard in support of the amended bill from the … [Read more...]

Child support

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 179 on child support, authored by Sen. Bray. The bill provides the following: incarceration of a parent may not be considered voluntary unemployment in determining an amount to be ordered for support of a child a court may … [Read more...]

Petitions for educational support

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard Sen. Delph’s SB 374 on petitions for educational support. Sen. Delph explained that the bill authorizes a court to issue an educational support order until a child becomes 23 years of age. A constituent explained that when her … [Read more...]

Various child support matters

S.E.A. 324, P.L. 206-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Makes various changes to family and juvenile law concerning the following: (1) Parties entitled to file a paternity action. (2) Petitions for child support. (3) Petitions for adoption. (4) Adoption decrees. (5) … [Read more...]

Various child support matters

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 324 concerning various child support matters sponsored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Kirchhofer. Author Sen. Head explained that it repeals the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act currently in effect and replaces it with an updated … [Read more...]