Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-21-1-3




Sec. 3 . (a) An Indiana court shall treat a foreign country as if the foreign country were a state of the United States for purposes of applying IC 31-21-3 through IC 31-21-5.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c), a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standard of this article must be recognized and enforced under IC 31-21-6.

(c) An Indiana court need not apply this article if the child custody law of a foreign country violates the fundamental principles of human rights.





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