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Sec. 3.5. (a) A child is a child in need of services if, before the child becomes eighteen (18) years of age:
(1) the child is the victim of human or sexual trafficking (as defined in IC 31-9-2-133.1); and
(2) the child needs care, treatment, or rehabilitation that:
(A) the child is not receiving; and
(B) is unlikely to be provided or accepted without the coercive intervention of the court.
(b) A child is considered a victim of human or sexual trafficking regardless of whether the child consented to the conduct described in subsection (a)(1).
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-34-1-3.5 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-31-family-law-and-juvenile-law/in-code-sect-31-34-1-3-5/
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