26-7A-1 Definition of terms.
26-7A-2 Original jurisdiction of dependency and delinquency proceedings--Effect of custody award in prior divorce proceedings--Application of Indian Child Welfare Act.
26-7A-3 Venue of dependency and delinquency proceedings--Transfer of proceedings.
26-7A-4 No costs or fees assessed against abused or neglected child--Assessment to parents or guardian--Fees permitted against supervised or delinquent child.
26-7A-5 Proceedings in best interest of child.
26-7A-6 Liberal construction for protection of child.
26-7A-7 Interference with court orders as contempt--Punishment.
26-7A-8 Court services officers--Appointment--Duties.
26-7A-9 State's attorneys to represent state and Department of Social Services--Exemption.
26-7A-10 Preliminary investigation by state's attorney--Authorized procedure on basis of investigation.
26-7A-11 Requirements for referral for informal adjustment or action.
26-7A-11.1 Criteria for referral for informal adjustment or action.
26-7A-12 Temporary custody by law enforcement officer or court services officer without court order.
26-7A-12.1 Child in possession of firearms on school property may be taken into temporary custody.
26-7A-13 Court-ordered temporary custody--Noticed hearing--Without noticed hearing.
26-7A-13.1 Hearing by intake officer.
26-7A-13.2 Delivery of juvenile to temporary custodian.
26-7A-14 Temporary care of child by caretaker designated by court--Limitation of temporary custody--Release.
26-7A-15 Notice to parents, guardian, or custodian of child taken into temporary custody--Notice of hearing--Information to Indian custodian or designated tribal agent--Failure to notify.
26-7A-15.1 Proceedings under certain chapters to which the Indian Child Welfare Act applies--Procedures.
26-7A-15.2 Form of notice to parent, custodian, or Indian tribe of child custody proceeding.
26-7A-15.3 Designated tribal agent defined.
26-7A-16 Child held until released by court.
26-7A-17 Notice to state's attorney of child taken into temporary custody--Written report--Notice to court.
26-7A-18 Temporary custody hearing--Best interests of child--Conducted telephonically.
26-7A-19 Options of court following temporary custody hearing for abused or neglected child.
26-7A-19.1 Preference for placement of abused or neglected child with relatives after hearing.
26-7A-19.2 Action by division when relative desires to take temporary or permanent placement of abused or neglected child.
26-7A-20 Release of child in need of supervision after temporary custody hearing--Exceptions.
26-7A-21 Release of delinquent child after temporary custody hearing--Exceptions.
26-7A-22 Temporary custody not an arrest.
26-7A-23 Temporary care, shelter, or detention facilities maintained by board of county commissioners.
26-7A-24 Intercounty contracts for use of facilities.
26-7A-25 County to care for children pending adjudication.
26-7A-26 Detention in jail with adult prisoners prohibited for abused or neglected child-- Temporary detention--Detention with adults for child transferred to adult court.
26-7A-27 Police records of children taken into temporary custody--Confidentiality.
26-7A-28 Release of information on identity of child prohibited except by court order or when child adjudicated delinquent offender.
26-7A-29 Release of information to persons, agencies, or facilities with legitimate interest in child.
26-7A-30 Rights of child and parents, guardian, or custodian--Representation by attorney--Motion for new hearing--Appeal.
26-7A-31 Court appointed attorney--Compensation.
26-7A-32 Lien against property of parents for payment of court-appointed attorney--Exceptions--Limitation.
26-7A-32.1 Definition of terms regarding competency of juvenile.
26-7A-32.2 Incompetent juvenile not subject to chapters 26-8B or 26-8C.
26-7A-32.3 Raising issue of competency.
26-7A-32.4 Competency examination.
26-7A-32.5 Suspension of proceeding pending competency determination.
26-7A-32.6 Examiner's report.
26-7A-32.7 Competency determination hearing.
26-7A-32.8 Burden of proving competence.
26-7A-32.9 Statements by juvenile during competency evaluation not admissible.
26-7A-32.10 Competency may be revisited upon transfer to adult court.
26-7A-32.11 Procedure upon finding that juvenile not competent to proceed but probably will be competent in foreseeable future.
26-7A-32.12 Procedure upon finding that juvenile not competent to proceed and probably will not be competent in foreseeable future.
26-7A-33 Priority in scheduling hearings and trials.
26-7A-34 Conduct of hearings.
26-7A-35 Record of hearings.
26-7A-36 Hearings closed unless court compelled otherwise--Exceptions.
26-7A-36.1 Attendance at juvenile hearings by crime victims.
26-7A-37 Persons authorized to inspect or receive copies of records of court proceedings.
26-7A-38 Protection of identity of witnesses--Violation creates cause of action for civil damages--Contempt.
26-7A-39 Compulsory process for attendance of defense witnesses.
26-7A-40 Witness fees and expenses.
26-7A-41 Physical and mental health examination--Placement in suitable facility--Report.
26-7A-42 Court-ordered protection, support or dental, medical or surgical treatment--Parental consent--Costs.
26-7A-43 Petition alleging abused or neglected child, child in need of supervision or delinquent child--Required information--Verification.
26-7A-44 Summons--Unknown parties--Contents.
26-7A-45 Failure to appear before the court--Contempt.
26-7A-46 Hearing on petition upon waiver of notice.
26-7A-47 Service of summons.
26-7A-48 Publication of summons--Affidavit or certificate of publication.
26-7A-49 Warrant issued against parents, guardian, or custodian.
26-7A-50 Apprehension of child on warrant--Promise of parent, guardian, or custodian to produce child at hearing.
26-7A-51 Failure to produce child at hearing as contempt.
26-7A-52 Bond to secure court appearance of child in need of supervision or delinquent child.
Appearance and answer by interested parties--Failure as default--Petition taken as admitted by default. 26-7A-54
Advisory hearing before adjudicatory hearing. 26-7A-55
Petition admitted to by all parties--Dispositional hearing--Petition not admitted to--Adjudicatory hearing--Interim order for temporary custody. 26-7A-56
Rules of procedure and evidence apply to adjudicatory hearings--Rules for other hearings prescribed by court. 26-7A-57
Discovery--"Respondent" defined--"Child" defined. 26-7A-58
Inspection by respondent or child of statements made by any respondent or child. 26-7A-59
Request for copy of prior order of adjudication or final decree of disposition. 26-7A-60
Right to inspect, copy, or photograph books, papers, documents, photographs, tangible objects, buildings, or places. 26-7A-61
Right of respondent or child to inspect, copy, or photograph results or reports of physical or mental examinations and scientific tests or experiments. 26-7A-62
Inspection of internal documents of state prohibited--Exceptions--Inspection of statements of state's witnesses prohibited--Exceptions. 26-7A-63
Statement of state's witness or prospective witness not subject to discovery until witness has testified. 26-7A-64
Examination upon request of statement by state's witness relating to subject matter of witness' testimony. 26-7A-65
Excise of nonsubject matter related material from witness' statement to be produced--Appeal. 26-7A-66
Witness' testimony struck from record upon state's attorney's election not to deliver statement to respondent or child. 26-7A-67
"Statement" defined. 26-7A-68
State's attorney may inspect, copy, or photograph documents or objects in possession of respondent or child. 26-7A-69
State's attorney's right to inspect, copy, or photograph physical or mental examination results and reports of scientific tests or experiments. 26-7A-70
State's attorney prohibited from inspection of internal documents made by respondent or child or attorneys in connection with case. 26-7A-71
Notice of additional evidence. 26-7A-72
Court order upon discovery motion. 26-7A-73
Failure of party to comply with discovery provisions. 26-7A-74
Depositions--"Respondent" defined--"Child" defined. 26-7A-75
Depositions only as provided by statute or rule--Motion by party due to exceptional circumstances. 26-7A-76
Notice of deposition--Right of child or respondent to be present--Waiver. 26-7A-77
Manner of taking and filing deposition--Examination and cross examination. 26-7A-78
Deposition enclosed, sealed, and endorsed--Transmitted to county clerk. 26-7A-79
Use of depositions. 26-7A-80
Objections to deposition testimony or evidence--Basis. 26-7A-81
Deposition by agreement of parties not precluded. 26-7A-82
Adjudicatory hearing following advisory hearing--Support of evidence. 26-7A-83
Evidence considered at adjudicatory hearing--Appearance of party preparing reports and materials used as evidence. 26-7A-84
Order to amend petition. 26-7A-85
Child with mental illness or intellectual disability--Suspension of hearing--Examination. 26-7A-86
Final order when allegations not supported by evidence--Additional findings and conclusions for abused or neglected child--Appeal. 26-7A-87
Order of adjudication subject to intermediate appeal--Dispositional proceedings--Interim dispositional decree. 26-7A-88
Examination, investigation, and reports of adjudicated child before final disposition. 26-7A-89
Continuance of case--Custody of child pending disposition--Term of continuance. 26-7A-90
Evidence heard at dispositional hearing--Interim decree--Final decree. 26-7A-91
Notice of entry of order of adjudication or final decree--Service of publication. 26-7A-92
Guardian of placed child. 26-7A-93
Placement subject to availability of space. 26-7A-93.1
Provisions for payment of custodial care costs. 26-7A-95
Parents' duty to support child--Costs of custodial care payable on demand. 26-7A-96
Acceptance and expenditure of additional funds for custodial care costs. 26-7A-97
Order or decree of guardianship of child--Certified copy as authority for custody--Social studies, clinical reports, and other information transmitted with order. 26-7A-98
Order for payment of, or reimbursement for, support to guardian or conservator or institution--Reasonable payment--Security and enforcement of order--Modification. 26-7A-99
Order of wage assignment for support of child--Discovery of employment--Disobedience as contempt. 26-7A-100
Conservatorship of estate of child. 26-7A-101
Period of continuation of guardianship or conservatorship--Application for new guardian or conservator, restoration to parents or discharge of guardian or conservator. 26-7A-102
Jurisdiction of court. 26-7A-103
Court order for report by guardian or institution. 26-7A-104
Review dispositional hearing to remove guardian or institution or restore child to parents. 26-7A-105
Child not disqualified from public office, civil service, or military service--Not a criminal conviction. 26-7A-106
Proceedings not admissible in criminal or civil action against child. 26-7A-107
Order of protection--Authorized provisions--Termination, modification or extension of order. 26-7A-107.1
Provisions for violation of order of protection. 26-7A-107.2
Violation of order of protection as a misdemeanor .26-7A-108
Modifying or setting aside order or decree--Hearing required on probation violation or change in legal custody.26-7A-108.1
Suspension of probationary period under certain conditions. 26-7A-109
Petition for modification or termination of custody decree on change of circumstances. 26-7A-110
Petition for new hearing on ground of new evidence. 26-7A-111
Interstate compacts not affected by provisions. 26-7A-112
Rules of procedure govern appeals--Notice to attorney general. 26-7A-113
Sealing records in action involving abused or neglected child--Inspection. 26-7A-114
Sealing records in action involving child in need of supervision--Inspection. 26-7A-115
Sealing records in action involving delinquent child--Inspection. 26-7A-116
Distribution of copies of order sealing records--Inspection of sealed records. 26-7A-117
Maximum age for which committed. 26-7A-118
Parent or guardian required to appear at certain hearings. 26-7A-119
Confidentiality of records.
Court discharge of child from Department of Corrections--Restoration to parent, guardian, or custodian or change in placement--Resisting discharge. 26-7A-123
Department of Corrections to file periodic report on child in custody--Contents of report. 26-7A-124
Judicial review of report--Court may issue show cause order against department. 26-7A-125
Graduated sanctions and incentives program for responding to probation violations. 26-7A-126
Law enforcement treatment as juvenile cited violation--Procedure--Report to state's attorney. 26-7A-127
Action by state's attorney for juvenile cited violation. 26-7A-128
Admission or denial of alleged juvenile cited violation--Procedure. 26-7A-129
Judgment on juvenile cited violation.
APPENDIX OF FORMS.