Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-34-13-2




Sec. 2 . A statement or videotape that:

(1) is made by a child who at the time of the statement or videotape:

(A) is less than fourteen (14) years of age;  or

(B) is at least fourteen (14) years of age but less than eighteen (18) years of age and has a disability attributable to an impairment of general intellectual functioning or adaptive behavior that:

(i) is likely to continue indefinitely;

(ii) constitutes a substantial disability to the child's ability to function normally in society;  and

(iii) reflects the child's need for a combination and sequence of special, interdisciplinary, or generic care, treatment, or other services that are of lifelong or extended duration and are individually planned and coordinated;

(2) concerns an act that is a material element in determining whether a child is a child in need of services;  and

(3) is not otherwise admissible in evidence under statute or court rule;

is admissible in evidence in an action described in section 1 of this chapter if the requirements of section 3 of this chapter are met.





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