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IC 31-16-8
     Chapter 8. Modification of Child Support or Maintenance Orders

IC 31-16-8-1
Modification or revocation of child support order or maintenance order
Sec. 1. (a) Provisions of an order with respect to child support or an order for maintenance (ordered under IC 31-16-7-1 or IC 31-1-11.5-9(c) before their repeal) may be modified or revoked.
    (b) Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter, modification may be made only:
        (1) upon a showing of changed circumstances so substantial and continuing as to make the terms unreasonable; or
        (2) upon a showing that:
            (A) a party has been ordered to pay an amount in child support that differs by more than twenty percent (20%) from the amount that would be ordered by applying the child support guidelines; and
            (B) the order requested to be modified or revoked was issued at least twelve (12) months before the petition requesting modification was filed.
    (c) Modification under this section is subject to IC 31-25-4-17(a)(6).
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.103-2007, SEC.19.

IC 31-16-8-2
Medical support
Sec. 2. The court shall modify a support order to require either parent or both parents to provide medical support for the child through the health insurance coverage if a Title IV-D agency, authorized under the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 651 through 669) and IC 31-25-4-17, petitions for the modification and the coverage is available to the parent at a reasonable cost.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.145-2006, SEC.232; P.L.80-2010, SEC.33.

IC 31-16-8-3
Security, bond, or guarantee
Sec. 3. The court may provide in a modification of a support order for the security, bond, or other guarantee that is satisfactory to the court to secure the obligation to make support payments.
As added by P.L.171-2001, SEC.9.