2023 Indiana Code
Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law
Article 15. Family Law: Dissolution of Marriage and Legal Separation
Chapter 3. Actions for Legal Separation
31-15-3-9. Decree; Term; Findings

Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-15-3-9 (2023)

Sec. 9. In an action for legal separation under section 2 of this chapter, the court may grant a decree for a separation of the parties to the marriage for a period not to exceed one (1) year if the court finds that:

(1) conditions in or circumstances of the marriage make it currently intolerable for both parties to live together;

(2) the marriage should be maintained; and

(3) neither party has filed a petition or counter petition for dissolution of marriage under IC 31-15-2 (or IC 31-1-11.5 before its repeal).

[Pre-1997 Recodification Citations: 31-1-11.5-8(c), 31-1-11.5-9(d) part.]

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

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