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Legal Information: Indiana

Statutes: Indiana

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Updated: 
October 8, 2019

IC 34-26-5-16 Fees and Costs

Sec. 16. Fees for:

(1) filing;

(2) service of process;

(3) witnesses; or

(4) subpoenas;

may not be charged for a proceeding seeking relief or enforcement as provided in this chapter, including a proceeding concerning a foreign protection order as described in section 17 of this chapter. This section may not be construed to prevent the collecting of costs from a party against whom an order for protection is sought if the court finds a claim to be meritorious and issues an order for protection under this chapter.