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Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-19-16-9

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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.

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