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38-2336.Proceedings upon filing of complaint. Upon the filing of a complaint under this code, the court shall proceed by one of the following methods:

(a) At any time the juvenile is not being detained, the court may issue summons with copies of the complaint attached stating the place of the hearing and time at which the juvenile is required to appear and answer the offenses charged in the complaint. The hearing shall be within 30 days of the date the complaint is filed. The summons and the complaint shall be delivered to a law enforcement agency or a person specially appointed to serve them.

(b) If the juvenile is being detained for a detention hearing as provided in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 38-2343, and amendments thereto, at the detention hearing a copy of the complaint shall be served on the juvenile and each parent or other person with whom the juvenile has been residing who is in attendance at the hearing and a record of the service made a part of the proceedings. The court shall announce the time that the juvenile is ordered to appear again before the court for further proceedings. If no parent appears at the hearing, the court shall summon the parent or parents as provided in subsection (a).

(c) If the court is without sufficient information to accomplish service of summons, the court may issue a warrant pursuant to K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 38-2342, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2006, ch. 169, § 36; Jan. 1, 2007.



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