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Legal Information: Indiana
Updated: January 23, 2019
IC 34-26-5-13 Lapse of time between act of violence and filing of petition
Sec. 13. A court may not deny a petitioner relief under section 9 of this chapter solely because of a lapse of time between an act of domestic or family violence and the filing of a petition.
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