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38-23,101. Findings to be made on juvenile's first removal from home. (a) When a juvenile is removed from the home for the first time pursuant to the revised Kansas juvenile justice code, the judge shall consider and make, if appropriate, the following findings:

(1) (A) The juvenile is likely to sustain harm if not immediately removed from the home;

(B) allowing the juvenile to remain in the 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.

(b) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the revised Kansas juvenile justice code.

History: L. 2017, ch. 90, § 1; July 1.



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