45.0334 Adjudicatory hearing-Dismissal of petition.

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When the court finds that the allegations of the petition are not supported by evidence beyond a reasonable doubt in cases concerning delinquent children or children in need of supervision or by a preponderance of the evidence in cases concerning neglected or dependent children, the court shall order the petition dismissed and the child discharged from any detention or restriction previously ordered. His parents, guardian, or other legal custodian shall also be discharged from any restriction or other previous temporary order.

History: 1980, PL 16-71 § 1.

Research Guide: CRS 19-3-106.