Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 32-17.5-8-2.

Synopsis: Disclaimer of property to avoid child support. Prohibits a person from disclaiming an interest in property if the person is delinquent in the payment of child support.

Effective: July 1, 2009.


    January 8, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.


First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning property.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 32-17.5-8-2; (09)IN0313.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 32-17.5-8-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 2. A disclaimer of an interest in property is barred if any of the following events occur before the disclaimer becomes effective:
        (1) The disclaimant accepts the interest sought to be disclaimed.
        (2) The disclaimant voluntarily:
            (A) assigns, conveys, encumbers, pledges, or transfers the interest sought to be disclaimed; or
            (B) contracts to take an action described in clause (A).
        (3) A judicial sale of the interest sought to be disclaimed occurs.
         (4) The disclaimant is delinquent (as defined in IC 31-9-2-36(b)) in the payment of child support.