Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-47-14-5

Sec. 5 . (a) Not later than fourteen (14) days after a return is filed under section 4 of this chapter or a written statement is submitted under section 3 of this chapter, the court shall conduct a hearing to determine whether the seized firearm should be:

(1) returned to the individual from whom the firearm was seized;  or

(2) retained by the law enforcement agency having custody of the firearm.

(b) The court shall set the hearing date as soon as possible after the return is filed under section 4 of this chapter.  The court shall inform:

(1) the prosecuting attorney;  and

(2) the individual from whom the firearm was seized;

of the date, time, and location of the hearing.  The court may conduct the hearing at a facility or other suitable place not likely to have a harmful effect upon the individual's health or well-being.


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