2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law
ARTICLE 15. FAMILY LAW: DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND LEGAL SEPARATION
CHAPTER 2. Actions for Dissolution of Marriage
31-15-2-5. Verified petition; averments; guardian filing petition

Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-15-2-5 (2018)
IC 31-15-2-5 Verified petition; averments; guardian filing petition

     Sec. 5. (a) A petition for dissolution of marriage must:

(1) be verified; and

(2) set forth the following:

(A) The residence of each party and the length of residence in the state and county.

(B) The date of the marriage.

(C) The date on which the parties separated.

(D) The name, age, and address of:

(i) any living child less than twenty-one (21) years of age; and

(ii) any incapacitated child;

of the marriage and whether the wife is pregnant.

(E) The grounds for dissolution of the marriage.

(F) The relief sought.

(G) If a guardian of an incapacitated person is filing the petition for dissolution of marriage on behalf of the incapacitated person, the name and address of the guardian.

     (b) If a guardian of an incapacitated person files a petition for dissolution of a marriage on behalf of the incapacitated person, the guardian shall file with the petition a copy of the court order granting authority to petition for dissolution of marriage described in IC 29-3-9-12.2.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-1-11.5-4(a) part.]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.83-2014, SEC.13.

 

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