IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIANA ORDER ADOPTING
PARENTING TIME GUIDELINES


Under the authority vested in this Court to provide by rule for the procedure employed in all courts of this state and this Court’s inherent authority to supervise the administrative procedures of all courts and to direct trial courts in implementing and applying applicable statues, this Court now adopts the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines set forth as follows:


Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines


Table of Contents

Preamble     1
Scope of Application    2
A Child =s Basic Needs     3
I.    General Rules Applicable To Parenting Time    4
A.    Communications    4
B.    Implementing Parenting Time     5
C.    Changes In Scheduled Parenting Time     7
D.    Exchange Of Information    8
E.    Resolution Of Problems     10
II.    Specific Parenting Time Provisions    12
A.    Infants And Toddlers    13
B.    Child 3 Years Of Age And Older     16
C.    Parenting Time For The Adolescent And Teenager    17
D.    Holiday Parenting Time Schedule    21
III.    Parenting Time When Distance Is A Major Factor     23
Index To Parenting Time Guidelines    25