2020 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
31-15-2-12. Motion to Dismiss by Party Who Filed Action; Counter Petition; Hearing

Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-15-2-12 (2020)

Sec. 12. (a) This section applies if a party who filed an action for dissolution of marriage under section 2 of this chapter (or IC 31-1-11.5-3(a) before its repeal) files a motion to dismiss the action.

(b) A party that files an action shall serve each other party to the action with a copy of the motion.

(c) A party to the action may file a counter petition under section 2 of this chapter not later than five (5) days after the filing of the motion to dismiss. If a party files a counter petition under this subsection, the court shall set the petition and counter petition for final hearing not earlier than sixty (60) days after the initial petition was filed.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-1-11.5-8.1.]

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7.

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