In Indiana, what legal steps can I take to prove that my child was born while my marriage existed?
In Indiana, what legal steps can I take to prove that my child was born while my marriage existed?12/20/2016 | Category: Divorce » Annulment | State: Indiana | #28440
“(a) A person interested in establishing whether a child was born in wedlock may file a petition to maintain an action to determine whether the child was born in wedlock. The petition must:
(1) be filed in the circuit or superior court of a county in which either of the parties to the marriage resides;
(2) set forth the facts concerning the child's birth; and
(3) name as defendants in the action all persons interested in the question of whether the child was born in wedlock.
The petitioner shall give the persons described in subdivision (3) notice in accordance with IC 31-16-2-5.
(b) The court shall hold a hearing on the petition filed under subsection (a) and shall make a determination on the question of whether the child was born in wedlock.
(c) An appeal of the court's determination under subsection (b) may be taken to the supreme court. An appeal taken under this subsection is governed by the same rules that apply to other civil actions that are appealed.”