Code Annotated

43.5311 Preemption.

If any portion of this act is found to be pre…

45.0101 Short title.

This act shall be known and may be cited as t…

45.0102 Legislative declaration.

(a) The Legislature declares that the purpose…

45.0103 Definitions.

As used in this title, unless the context oth…

45.0104 Child not neglected-When.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this t…

45.0115 Original jurisdiction.

(a) The Trial Division of the High Court of A…

45.0120 Right to counsel.

(a) At his first appearance before the Court,…

45.0121 Nonrepresentation by counsel-Motion for new trial.

If the child and his parents, guardian, or ot…

45.0122 Representation by Attorney General.

Upon the request of the Court, the Attorney G…

45.0123 Trial by jury-Waiver.

A child, his parent, his guardian, or any int…

45.0124 Hearing-Procedure-Record-Publicity.

(a) The Court shall adopt rules of procedure…

45.0130 Social study and other reports.

(a) Unless waived by the Court, a juvenile of…

45.0135 Effect of proceedings.

(a) No adjudication or disposition in proceed…

45.0140 Referees-Qualifications-Duties.

(a) The Court may appoint 1 or more referees…

45.0141 Records of court proceedings-Inspection.

(a) Records of Court proceedings shall be ope…

45.0142 Records of court proceedings-Petition for expungement.

(a) Any person who has been adjudicated under…

45.0143 Record of court proceedings-Order for expungement.

In any proceeding under paragraph (a)(l) or (…

45.0145 Appeals.

(a) An adjudication in juvenile delinquency p…

45.0201 Taking children into custody.

(a) A child may be taken into temporary custo…

45.0202 Notice to parents-Right to prompt hearing.

When a child is taken into temporary custody,…

45.0203 Release of child.

After notification pursuant to 45.0202, the c…

45.0204 Length of detention-Admissibility of evidence.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a c…

45.0205 Notice of custody-Filing of report.

The officer or other person who takes a child…

45.0206 Records of custody separate from records of arrest.

The records of law enforcement officers conce…

45.0207 Transmission of identifying information restricted.

No fingerprint, photograph, name, address, or…

45.0210 Detention and shelter-Hearing-Time limits restriction.

(a) A child in need of supervision or neglect…

45.0215 Search warrants for the protection of children.

(a) A search warrant may be issued by the Cou…

45.0301 Referral to Attorney General-Petition.

(a) Whenever it appears to a law enforcement…

45.0302 Referral to court-Preliminary investigation.

Whenever it appears to a law enforcement offi…

45.0303 Informal adjustment-Time limit.

(a) Efforts to effect informal adjustment may…

45.0304 Petition for protection from child abuse.

(a) Upon receipt of a report filed by a law e…

45.0310 Form and content of petition.

(a) The petition and all subsequent court doc…

45.0311 Summons-Issuance.

After a petition has been filed, the court pr…

45.0312 Summons-Not to issue when.

No summons may issue to any respondent who ap…

45.0313 Summons-Requirement for appearance.

The summons requires the person or persons ha…

45.0314 Summons-Additional respondents-Attendance.

The court on its own motion or on the motion…

45.0315 Summons-Custody of child required when.

If it appears that the welfare of the child o…

45.0316 Summons-Payment of travel expenses.

The Court may authorize the payment of necess…

45.0317 Summons-Personal service.

Summons shall be served personally. under Rul…

45.0318 Summons.

If the parents, guardian, or other legal cust…

45.0325 Contempt-Warrant.

(a) Any person summoned or required to appear…

45.0326 Appointment of guardian ad litem.

(a) The court may appoint a guardian ad litem…

45.0330 Adjudicatory hearing-Consideration of evidence.

At the adjudicatory hearing, which is conduct…

45.0331 Adjudicatory hearing-Consideration of additional evidence-Amendment of petition.

(a) When it appears that the evidence present…

45.0332 Adjudicatory hearing-Continuation.

(a) After making a finding as provided by und…

45.0333 Adjudicatory hearing-Allegation of delinquent child.

When the petition alleges a child 14 years of…

45.0334 Adjudicatory hearing-Dismissal of petition.

When the court finds that the allegations of…

45.0335 Adjudicatory hearing-Petition sustained.

(a) When the court finds that the allegations…

45.0336 Mentally ill or developmentally disabled child-Procedure.

(a) If it appears from the evidence presented…

45.0340 Certification of child for criminal proceedings as an adult.

Under subsection (c) of 45.0115, at the certi…