2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law
ARTICLE 15. FAMILY LAW: DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND LEGAL SEPARATION
CHAPTER 3. Actions for Legal Separation
31-15-3-9. Decree; term; findings
Sec. 9. In an action for legal separation under section 2 of this chapter, the court may grant a decree for a separation of the parties to the marriage for a period not to exceed one (1) year if the court finds that:
(1) conditions in or circumstances of the marriage make it currently intolerable for both parties to live together;
(2) the marriage should be maintained; and
(3) neither party has filed a petition or counter petition for dissolution of marriage under IC 31-15-2 (or IC 31-1-11.5 before its repeal).
[Pre-1997 Recodification Citations: 31-1-11.5-8(c), 31-1-11.5-9(d) part.]
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7.