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Chapter 11. Costs and Attorney's Fees
Costs of proceeding and attorney's fees
Sec. 1. (a) The court periodically may order a party to pay a
reasonable amount for:
(1) the cost to the other party of maintaining or defending any
proceeding under this chapter, IC 31-16-2 through IC 31-16-10,
or IC 31-16-12;
(2) attorney's fees; and
(3) mediation services;
including amounts for legal services provided and costs incurred
before the commencement of the proceedings or after entry of
(b) The court may order the amount to be paid directly to the
attorney, who may enforce the order in the attorney's name.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.199-1997, SEC.5.
Exemption for Title IV-D agencies
Sec. 2. Neither costs or attorney's fees may be taxed against an
agency, or the agency's agents, that is authorized to maintain
proceedings under this chapter, IC 31-16-2 through IC 31-16-10, or
IC 31-16-12 by Title IV-D of the federal Social Security Act (42
U.S.C. 651 through 669) and IC 31-25-4-17.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.145-2006,