Legal Information: Indiana

Know the Laws

Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.

Information about orders for protection and workplace violence restraining orders.

State-specific information about custody in Indiana.

Custody and kidnapping are complicated and it is important to try to find an experienced lawyer to help you with your case. The terms used on this page are defined generally, and may have different meanings in your state.  Please check with a lawyer for advice on your specific state's laws. 

Basic information about divorce laws in Indiana.

Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Indiana and victim assistance programs.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, it may be illegal for the abuser to buy or have a gun.

You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.