Indiana Legal Requirements for Divorce
|Code Section||31-15-2-2 et seq.|
|Residency Requirements||One party at filing must be resident for 6 months.|
|Waiting Period||Final hearing no sooner than 60 days after filing; continue matter for 45 days if possibility for reconciliation; after 45, judge may enter decree upon request; if no request after 90 days, matter is dismissed.|
|'No Fault' Grounds for Divorce||Irretrievable breakdown.|
|Defenses to a Divorce Filing||-|
|Other Grounds for Divorce||Impotency; insanity for at least 2 yrs.; conviction of felony.|
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