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IC 31-34-25
     Chapter 25. No Contact Orders

IC 31-34-25-1
Eligible to file petition for no contact order
    
Sec. 1. Any of the following may sign and file a petition for the juvenile court to require a person to refrain from direct or indirect contact with a child:
        (1) The attorney for the department.
        (2) The guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate.
As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.35. Amended by P.L.146-2008, SEC.614.

IC 31-34-25-2
Verification
    
Sec. 2. A petition filed under section 1 of this chapter must be verified.
As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.35.

IC 31-34-25-3
Petition requirements
    
Sec. 3. A petition seeking to restrain a person from contact must be entitled "In the Matter of a No Contact Order for ___________". The petition must allege the following:
        (1) That the respondent is likely to have direct or indirect contact with the child in the absence of an order under this chapter.
        (2) That the child has been adjudicated a child in need of services.
        (3) That the best interests of the child will be served if the person refrains from direct or indirect contact with the child.
As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.35.

IC 31-34-25-4
Hearing; findings
    
Sec. 4. (a) The court may hold a hearing on a petition concurrently with a dispositional hearing or with a hearing to modify a dispositional decree.
    (b) If the court finds that the allegations under section 3 of this chapter are true, the court shall enter a decree.
As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.35.

IC 31-34-25-5
Protective order depository
    
Sec. 5. If a court enters a decree that requires a person to refrain from direct or indirect contact with a child, the clerk of the court shall comply with IC 5-2-9.
As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.35.