Overview Description

An adjudication that resulted from being a victim of human trafficking can be vacated by the court immediately. Ind. Code Ann. § 31-37-22-11.

Ineligible Category or Citation

Vacatur is not permitted if the delinquent act resulted in bodily injury to another person. Ind. Code Ann. § 31-37-22-11(b)(2).

Procedure General

The motion must be filed with the court that adjudicated the trafficked child. For the specific procedure, see Ind. Code Ann. § 31-37-22-11.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The adjudication is vacated.

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed at any time.

 

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