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Child Custody

State senator seeks termination of rapists' parental rights

INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier woman giving birth following a rape could face a lifetime of further attacks in court if the rapist-father tries to assert parental rights because of the way Indiana law is structured.

September 07, 2013 6:00 pm Related

Plans to improve state child services agency set to become law

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have given the Department of Child Services all the new tools they believe the agency needs to protect Hoosier children from abuse and neglect.

April 29, 2013 7:10 pm Related

House OKs abuse disclosure requirement for child custody

INDIANAPOLIS | Another recommendation of the Legislature's 2012 Department of Child Services study committee is edging closer toward becoming law.

March 21, 2013 7:30 pm Related


Chicago woman charged with violating child custody order, hitting Hobart relative

HOBART | A Chicago woman violated a child custody order by removing her 4-year-old daughter from an aunt's Hobart home, police said.

January 31, 2013 8:00 pm

Uncle questions placement of Choate sibling

CROWN POINT | The brother of Kimberly Kubina, a convicted felon for her role in the death of stepson Christian Choate, is questioning the state's placement of the slain teen's half-brother.

December 22, 2012 9:00 pm

Denying rapists parental rights snarls panel

INDIANAPOLIS | A General Assembly study committee learned Wednesday that changing Indiana law to prohibit a rapist from having any contact with a child produced by his or her crime is not as simple as it might seem.

August 22, 2012 6:45 pm
Lake judge to make her case for Supreme Court seat

Lake judge to make her case for Supreme Court seat

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Superior Judge Elizabeth Tavitas will participate this week in a 20-minute interview that could change her life and the history of Indiana.

July 14, 2012 6:00 pm
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