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Legal Statutes: Indiana

UPDATED August 2, 2016

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Chapter 3.5. Termination of Parent-Child Relationship of an Individual Who Committed an Act of Rape

back to top31-35-3.5-6 Evidence of rape and conception

Sec. 6. A showing by clear and convincing evidence that:

(1) the alleged perpetrator committed an act of rape against a parent described in section 5(2)(A) of this chapter; and

(2) the child was conceived as a result of the act of rape;is prima facie evidence that termination of the parent-child relationship between the alleged perpetrator and the child is in the best interests of the child.

As added by P.L.64-2016, SEC.3, eff. July 1, 2016.