2021 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
31-15-2-16. Dissolution Decree; Scope; Finality; Remarriage Pending Appeal

Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-15-2-16 (2021)

Sec. 16. (a) The court shall enter a dissolution decree:

(1) when the court has made the findings required by section 15 of this chapter; or

(2) upon the filing of pleadings under section 13 of this chapter.

The decree may include orders as provided for in this article.

(b) A dissolution decree is final when entered, subject to the right of appeal.

(c) An appeal from the provisions of a dissolution decree that does not challenge the findings as to the dissolution of the marriage does not delay the finality of the provision of the decree that dissolves the marriage, so that the parties may remarry pending appeal.

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-1-11.5-9(a).]

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

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