Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-19-9-3

Sec. 3 . (a) A consent to adoption that does not name or otherwise identify a petitioner for adoption is valid if the consent to adoption contains a statement, by the person consenting to adoption, that the person consenting to adoption voluntarily executed the consent to adoption without disclosure of the name or other identification of the petitioner for adoption.

(b) A petitioner may be substituted under IC 31-19-2-2 if:

(1) the consent to adoption executed by a child's mother contains a statement, by the mother consenting to adoption, that the mother voluntarily agrees that a petitioner for the adoption may be substituted without additional consent from the mother;  or

(2) the mother executes a written consent to the substitution of a petitioner for the adoption.

The mother's consent under this subsection is not conditional regardless of whether the mother consents or does not consent to the substitution of petitioners under this subsection.

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