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38-2334.Removing juvenile from custody of parent; probable cause; foster care. [See Revisor's Note] (a) The court shall not issue the first warrant or enter an order removing a juvenile from the custody of a parent pursuant to this section unless the court first finds probable cause that: (1) (A) The juvenile is likely to sustain harm if not immediately removed from the home;

(B) allowing the juvenile to remain in home is contrary to the welfare of the juvenile; or

(C) immediate placement of the juvenile is in the juvenile's best interest; and

(2) reasonable efforts have been made to maintain the family unit and prevent the unnecessary removal of the juvenile from the juvenile's home or that an emergency exists which threatens the safety of the juvenile. The court shall enter its determination in the warrant or order.

(b) When a juvenile has been in foster care and has been placed at home or allowed a trial home visit for a period of six months or more and is again removed from the home, the court shall again make a determination pursuant to subsection (a).

History: L. 2006, ch. 169, § 34; Jan. 1, 2007.

CAUTION: Section was repealed effective July 1, 2017, see L. 2016, ch. 46, § 70.



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