On this page you may find public policies and policy proposals on matters related to child custody, child support payments, parenting time, and child well-being. Included are pending legislation, proposed changes to rules of court, and information on how you can affect changes to Indiana public policies.
It is the policy of this state to recognize the importance of family and children in our society [IC 31-10-2-1(1)], recognize the responsibility of the state to enhance the viability of children and family in our society [IC 31-10-2-1(2)], strengthen family life by assisting parents to fulfill their parental obligations [IC 31-10-2-1(4)], and provide a judicial procedure that, ensures fair hearings [IC 31-10-2-1(10(A)], recognizes and enforces the legal rights of children and their parents [IC 31-10-2-1(10(B)], and holds them accountable [IC 31-10-2-1(10(C)].
- Public policy presentation of Stuart Showalter at the Libertarian Party of
Indiana State Convention, 26 April 2014, Indianapolis