2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law
ARTICLE 16. FAMILY LAW: SUPPORT OF CHILDREN AND OTHER DEPENDENTS
CHAPTER 17. Liability for Support of Parents
31-16-17-1. Duty to furnish support for parents

Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-16-17-1 (2017)
IC 31-16-17-1 Duty to furnish support for parents

     Sec. 1. Any individual:

(1) whose father or mother provided the individual with necessary food, shelter, clothing, medical attention, and education until the individual reached sixteen (16) years of age; and

(2) who is financially able due to the individual's own property, income, or earnings;

shall contribute to the support of the individual's parents if either parent is financially unable to furnish the parent's own necessary food, clothing, shelter, and medical attention. The individual shall also provide financial support for the parent's burial if the parent's burial is provided under IC 12-20-16-12.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-2-9-1.]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.139-2000, SEC.4.

 

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