Guardianship/Third Party Custody
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Case Law Updates
Synopses of published decisions of the Indiana Supreme Court and the Indiana Courts of Appeals containing discussions of children’s legal issues. In the synopses, the holdings deemed significant to Guardianship/Third Party Custody are in bold type. These updates do not substitute for a thorough review of the case law on the topic and the individual opinions by a licensed Indiana attorney.
Guardianship and Third Party Custody Law in Indiana
This May 2013 article provides statutory and case law information for Indiana attorneys who wish to represent clients in securing guardianship or third party custody of a child. It should be noted that guardianship or custody in a responsible third party is a permanency option for CHINS pursuant to IC 31-34-21-7.5. Practice tips are included.
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