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
31-15-2-19. Name Change by Lifetime Sex or Violent Offender

Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-15-2-19 (2021)

Sec. 19. (a) This section applies to a lifetime sex or violent offender.

(b) The court may not issue an order restoring the previous married or unmarried name of a lifetime sex or violent offender unless all of the following conditions are met:

(1) The lifetime sex or violent offender sets out the name the offender wishes to be restored.

(2) The lifetime sex or violent offender provides written notice of intent to restore the previous married or unmarried name to the local law enforcement authority in the:

(A) county of conviction; and

(B) county where the person resides.

(c) Upon proof that the notice described in subsection (b)(2) has been properly served, the court shall grant the petition to restore the previous name.

(d) Nothing in this section limits, alters, or affects the authority of the court to enter a dissolution decree as provided in this chapter.

As added by P.L.244-2019, SEC.8.

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