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Sec. 9. Postadoption contact privileges are permissible without court approval in an adoption of a child who is less than two (2) years of age upon the agreement of the adoptive parents and a birth parent. However, postadoption contact privileges under this section may not include visitation. A postadoption contact agreement under this section:
(1) is not enforceable;
(2) may include contact through photographs, written and verbal updates, and other forms of communication;
(3) does not have to be in writing; and
(4) does not affect the:
(A) validity of a:
(i) consent to an adoption; or
(ii) waiver of notice; or
(B) finality of the adoption.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-19-16-9 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-31-family-law-and-juvenile-law/in-code-sect-31-19-16-9/
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