Indiana Code Title 34. Civil Law and Procedure IN CODE § 34-31-4-2




Sec. 2. A parent of a child who is a member of a criminal gang (as defined in IC 35-45-9-1), who actively encourages or knowingly benefits from the child's involvement in the criminal gang, is liable for actual damages arising from harm to a person or property intentionally caused by the child while participating in a criminal gang activity if:

(1) the parent has custody of the child;

(2) the child is living with the parent or guardian;  and

(3) the parent failed to use reasonable efforts to prevent the child's involvement in the criminal gang.


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