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IC 31-16-11
     Chapter 11. Costs and Attorney's Fees

IC 31-16-11-1
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 judgment.
    (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.

IC 31-16-11-2
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, SEC.233.