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Senate Bill 0422

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DIGEST OF SB422 (Updated April 19, 2005 2:16 pm - DI 84)

Adoption procedural requirements. Establishes requirements for prebirth waivers of paternity and waivers of notice of adoption, and specifies that a waiver is irrevocable. Prohibits a mother from executing a prebirth consent to adoption, and requires a father's prebirth consent to adoption to: (1) be in writing; (2) be notarized; and (3) contain an advisement that the waiver is irrevocable. Specifies that the burden of proof in certain adoption proceedings is by clear and convincing evidence. Provides that a child support arrearage owed to a child is not extinguished when the child is adopted. Permits the transfer of adoption records to the state registrar. Makes a name change requested in an out-of-state adoption petition effective in Indiana.
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