2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law
CHAPTER 2. Actions for Child Custody and Modification of Child Custody Orders
31-17-2-17. Custodian may determine child's upbringing

Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-17-2-17 (2017)
IC 31-17-2-17 Custodian may determine child's upbringing

     Sec. 17. (a) Except:

(1) as otherwise agreed by the parties in writing at the time of the custody order; and

(2) as provided in subsection (b);

the custodian may determine the child's upbringing, including the child's education, health care, and religious training.

     (b) If the court finds after motion by a noncustodial parent that, in the absence of a specific limitation of the custodian's authority, the child's:

(1) physical health would be endangered; or

(2) emotional development would be significantly impaired;

the court may specifically limit the custodian's authority.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-1-11.5-21(b).]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.9.


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