I quote the following from an earlier response by cliff gilley who was so concise that i could not do better. Fill out two 2 copies of the no trespass order using the format provided.
Give one copy of the unwanted person either in hand or by certified mail.
How to get a no trespass order in indiana. You may have grounds for a various forms of statutory injunctions that exists as well domestic repeat sexual or dating violence. In my experience in order to have a no trespassing order entered by law enforcement the person has to actually be present on your property at the time of the issuance of the warning. However a fence or clearly visible no trespassing sign can provide evidence that the person knowingly trespassed on the property.
Trespassing generally refers to an illegal entry onto the real property of another. Overview of indiana criminal trespass laws. With the law in place residents have an alternative way to establish a boundary with outsiders.
If the person refuses to leave he is guilty of class a criminal trespass. However the offense is a level 6 felony if it is committed on a scientific research facility on a key facility on a facility belonging to a public utility as defined in ic 32 24 1 5 9 a on school property or on a school bus or the person has a prior unrelated conviction for an offense under this section concerning the same property. The most secure digital platform to get legally binding electronically signed documents in just a few seconds.
Indiana code 35 43 2 2 2 addresses refusal to leave criminal trespass. Start a free trial now to save yourself time and money. A civil trespass is simply being on someone else s.
To get protection from a trespasser post a no trespassing notice forbid the trespasser entry to your property in writing then fill out a form provided by your police department sheriff or district attorney s office to put a restraining order or notice forbidding trespassing on your property. A property owner may order a person to leave her property at any time if they have no contractual interest in the property. If served in hand the person who gives the order to the unwanted person should fill out the return of service portion on the bottom of the order.
As of last sunday july 1st 2018 house bill 1233 also known as the purple paint law was enacted in indiana. Watch a video about the benefits of indiana s system for electronic protection orders. While indiana has one statute that addresses criminal trespass it provides various scenarios that qualify as criminal trespass.
This is a new way residents can communicate the no trespassing message. Commits criminal trespass a class a misdemeanor. Fill out securely sign print or email your form no trespass instantly with signnow.
Available for pc ios and android. In addition when you file a protection order you can ask to be notified electronically by text message and or email of events in the case such as approval of the order by the court and service of the order on the respondent.