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Legal Statutes: Indiana

UPDATED August 2, 2016

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Chapter 2.2. Relocation

back to topIC 31-17-2.2-3 Notice of intent to move; content of notice; time requirements

Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in section 4 of this chapter, an individual required to file a notice under IC 31-14-13-10 or section 1 of this chapter must:

(1) send the notice to each nonrelocating individual:

(A) by registered or certified mail; and

(B) not later than ninety (90) days before the date that the relocating individual intends to move; and

(2) provide the following information in the notice:

(A) The intended new residence, including the:

(i) address; and

(ii) mailing address of the relocating individual, if the mailing address is different than the address under item (i).

(B) The home telephone number of the new residence.

(C) Any other applicable telephone number for the relocating individual.

(D) The date that the relocating individual intends to move.

(E) A brief statement of the specific reasons for the proposed relocation of the child.

(F) A proposal for a revised schedule of parenting time or grandparent visitation with the child.

(G) A statement that a parent must file an objection to the relocation of the child with the court not later than sixty (60) days after receipt of the notice.

(H) A statement that a nonrelocating individual may file a petition to modify a custody order, parenting time order, grandparent visitation order, or child support order.

(b) Except as provided in section 4 of this chapter, if the relocating individual is unable to provide the information required under subsection (a)(2) not later than ninety (90) days before the relocating individual intends to move, the relocating individual shall provide the information in the manner required under subsection (a) not later than ten (10) days after the date that the relocating individual obtains the information required to be provided under subsection (a)(2). However, the relocating individual must provide all the information required under subsection (a)(2) not later than thirty (30) days before the relocating individual intends to move to the new residence.
As added by P.L.50-2006, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.1-2007, SEC.194, eff. Mar. 30, 2007.