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Legal Information: Indiana
31-35-3.5-5 Content of petition
Sec. 5. The verified petition filed under section 3 of this chapter must:
(1) be entitled “In the Matter of the Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship of__________, a child, and __________, the parent”; and
(A) that the alleged perpetrator committed an act of rape against the parent who filed the petition to terminate the parent-child relationship;
(B) that the child was conceived as a result of the act of rape described under clause (A); and
(C) that the termination of the parent-child relationship between the alleged perpetrator and the child is in the best interests of the child.
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