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The following forms comply with provisions of HEA 1001, which requires that court orders include "language approved and recommended by the judicial conference of Indiana in relation to removal or detention."  Failure to adopt language from these forms, most significantly the federal IV-E language, may result in your county being liable for the costs of placement of a child.

Forms Last Updated or Newly Approved: February 9, 2010

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Chapter 1. Detention and Custody

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-1.02 Written Promise for Appearance of Juvenile 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-1.03 Notice of Detention of Child 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-1.04 Notice of Detention Hearing 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-1.05 Affidavit in Support of Probable Cause 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-1.06 Written Findings, Recommendations and 48 Hour Order Regarding Probable Cause 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-1.07 Order on Detention Hearing 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-1.08 Petition for Detention Hearing 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-1.09 Writ of Attachment for Failure to Appear 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-1.10 Detention Report to Court Delinquent Children 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 3. Preliminary Inquiry

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-3.02 Intake Information for a Delinquent Child and Prosecutor's Request for Preliminary Inquiry 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-3.03 Intake Officer's Advice to a Delinquent Child and Parent, Guardian or Custodian 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-3.04 Consent to Background Investigation and Release 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 4. Informal Adjustment

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-4. IA EXT Informal Adjustment Extension Request 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-4.03 Program of Informal Adjustment 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-4.04 Petition for Order of Compliance 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 5. Delinquency Petition

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-5.02 Request for Custody Order 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-5.03 Order Approving Filing of Delinquency Petition Crime Delinquent 08.08.2008 11.03.2009
D-5.04 Order Approving Filing of Delinquency Petition Status Delinquent 08.08.2008 11.03.2009
D-5.05 Petition Alleging Delinquency 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-5.06 Order Setting Initial Hearing on Delinquency Petition and for Issuance of Summons 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-5.07 Summons 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 6. Initial Hearing

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-6.02 Order on Appointment of Attorney 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-6.03 Order on Initial Hearing on Delinquency Petition Crime Delinquent (No Waiver Requested) 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-6.04 Order on Initial Hearing on Delinquency Petition Crime Delinquent (Waiver Requested) 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-6.05 Order on Initial Hearing on Status Delinquency Petition 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-6.06 Order on Initial Hearing on Delinquency Petition (Denial or Delinquency) 08.08.2008 02.09.2010

Chapter 7. Waiver

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-7.02 Prosecutor's Motion for Waiver of Juvenile Jurisdiction (I.C. 31-30-3-2) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.03 Waiver Order (I.C. 31-30-3-2) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.04 Prosecutor's Motion for Waiver of Juvenile Jurisdiction on Controlled Substances Felony (I.C. 31-30-3-3) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.05 Waiver Order (I.C. 31-30-3-3) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.06 Prosecutor's Motion for Waiver of Juvenile Jurisdiction (I.C. 31-30-3-4) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.07 Waiver Order (I.C. 31-30-3-4) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.08 Prosecutor's Motion for Waiver of Juvenile Jurisdiction (I.C. 31-30-3-5) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.09 Waiver Order (I.C. 31-30-3-5) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.10 Prosecutor's Motion for Presumptive Waiver of Juvenile Jurisdiction Over Child Previously Convicted of Felony or Non-Traffic Misdemeanor 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.11 Waiver Order (I.C. 31-30-3-6) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-7.12 Order Denying Waiver 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 8. Dialogue for Detention / Initial Hearing

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-8.01 Dialogue for Detention Hearing (I.C. 31-37-6) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-8.02 Dialogue for Initial Hearing (I.C. 31-37-12) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
Dispositional Alternatives (I.C. 31-37-19-5 & 31-37-19-6) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 9. Fact Finding

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-9.02 Order of Fact-Finding Hearing on Delinquency Petition 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-9.03 Order on Fact-Finding Hearing on Delinquency Petition 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 11. Dispositional Hearings

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-11.02 Sample Dialogue: Dispositional Hearing 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-11.03 Dispositional Order 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-11.04 Dispositional Order - Wardship Awarded to Dept. of Correction 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-11.05 Order to Reinstate Jurisdiction Over Child 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-11.06 Written Warning of Consequences for Violation of Placement Order by Runaway 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-11.07 Written Warning of Consequences for Violation of Compulsory School Attendance Law 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-11.08 Financial Obligation Order 08.08.2008 12.07.2009

Chapter 12. Parental Participation

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-12.02 Petition for Parental Participation 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-12.03 Order of Participation 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-12.04 Verified Information for Rule to Show Cause 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-12.05 Order to Show Cause 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-12.06 Motion for Termination of Probation and Reimbursement of Costs 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-12.07 Order on Motion for Termination of Probation and Reimbursement of Costs 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 14. Modification

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-14.02 Verified Petition for Modification of Dispositional Decree 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-14.03 Notice of Hearing on Periodic Review of (or Petition to Modify) Dispositional Order 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-14.04 Order for Hearing and Notice on Modification Petition Including Temporary Order 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-14.05 Order on Periodic [Six (6) Month] Review Hearing (I.C. 31-37-20-2) 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-14.06 Order Approving Permanency Plan 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-14.07 Order on Modification Hearing 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-14.08 Modified Dispositional Order (Secure Placement) 08.08.2008 02.09.2010
D-14.09 Notice of Detention Hearing 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 15. Public Access

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-15.02 Order Closing Public Access to Juvenile Proceeding During Testimony of Child Witness / Victim 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-15.03 Order Granting Access to Certain Juvenile Records 08.08.2008 08.08.2008

Chapter 16. Miscellaneous Forms

Form # Form Title Date Approved Date Revised
D-16.01 Order of Pre-Adjudication Suspension of License (I.C. 31-37-5-7) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-16.02 Order of Reinstatement of Driving Privileges (I.C. 31-37-5-7(b)) 08.08.2008 08.08.2008
D-16.03 Indiana Juvenile Detention Centers 08.08.2008 08.08.2008