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
31-17-2-21.2. Military duties; expedited hearing; allow evidence by electronic means

Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-17-2-21.2 (2019)
IC 31-17-2-21.2 Military duties; expedited hearing; allow evidence by electronic means

Sec. 21.2. (a) Upon a motion of a parent who has received military temporary duty, deployment, or mobilization orders, the court shall hold an expedited hearing to determine or modify the custody of a child or parenting time with a child if the military duties of the parent have a material effect on the parent's ability to appear in person at a regularly scheduled hearing concerning custody or parenting time.

(b) Upon a motion of a parent who has received military temporary duty, deployment, or mobilization orders, the court shall, with reasonable notice, allow the parent to present testimony and evidence by:

(1) telephone;

(2) video teleconference;

(3) Internet; or

(4) other electronic means approved by the court;

in a custody or parenting time proceeding if the military duties of the parent have a material effect on the parent's ability to appear in person at a regularly scheduled hearing concerning custody or parenting time.

As added by P.L.55-2012, SEC.4.

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