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Legal Statutes: Indiana

UPDATED August 2, 2016

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Chapter 5. Indiana Civil Protection Order Act

back to topIC 34-26-5-4 Jurisdiction to issue order; filing of petition; residency requirement

Sec. 4. (a) Any court of record has jurisdiction to issue a civil order for protection.

(b) A petition for an order for protection must be filed in the county in which the:

(1) petitioner currently or temporarily resides;

(2) respondent resides; or

(3) domestic or family violence occurred.

(c) There is no minimum residency requirement to petition for an order for protection.

As added by P.L.133-2002, SEC.56.