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IC 34-31-4
     Chapter 4. Limited Liability of Parents for Damages Caused by Child

IC 34-31-4-0.2
Application of certain amendments to prior law
    
Sec. 0.2. The amendments made to IC 34-4-31-1 (before its repeal, now codified in this chapter) by P.L.208-1997 apply to a cause of action that accrues after June 30, 1997.
As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.570.

IC 34-31-4-1
Maximum limit of liability
    
Sec. 1. Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter, a parent is liable for not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) in actual damages arising from harm to a person or damage to property knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly caused by the parent's child if:
        (1) the parent has custody of the child; and
        (2) the child is living with the parent.
As added by P.L.1-1998, SEC.27.

IC 34-31-4-2
Child participant in criminal gang activity
    
Sec. 2. A parent of a child who is a member of a criminal gang (as defined in IC 35-45-9-1), who actively encourages or knowingly benefits from the child's involvement in the criminal gang, is liable for actual damages arising from harm to a person or property intentionally caused by the child while participating in a criminal gang activity if:
        (1) the parent has custody of the child;
        (2) the child is living with the parent or guardian; and
        (3) the parent failed to use reasonable efforts to prevent the child's involvement in the criminal gang.
As added by P.L.1-1998, SEC.27.