2019 Indiana Code
Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law
Article 17. Family Law: Custody and Visitation Rights
Chapter 2. Actions for Child Custody and Modification of Child Custody Orders
31-17-2-11. Temporary custodian
Sec. 11. (a) If, in a proceeding for custody or modification of custody under IC 31-15, this chapter, IC 31-17-4, IC 31-17-6, or IC 31-17-7, the court:
(1) requires supervision during the noncustodial parent's parenting time privileges; or
(2) suspends the noncustodial parent's parenting time privileges;
the court shall enter a conditional order naming a temporary custodian for the child.
(b) A temporary custodian named by the court under this section receives temporary custody of a child upon the death of the child's custodial parent.
(c) Upon the death of a custodial parent, a temporary custodian named by a court under this section may petition the court having probate jurisdiction over the estate of the child's custodial parent for an order under IC 29-3-3-6 naming the temporary custodian as the temporary guardian of the child.
[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-1-11.5-27.]
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.68-2005, SEC.33.