Legislative declaration of family unit as resource to be nurtured—Rights of child.
Child dependency cases—Coordination of services—Remedial services.
Standard court forms—Rules—Administrative office of the courts to develop and establish—Failure to use or follow—Distribution.
Petition to court to deal with dependent child—Application of federal Indian child welfare act.
Educational liaison—Responsibilities—Background checks.
Court order to take child into custody, when—Hearing.
Custody by law enforcement officer—Release from liability.
Shelter care—Placement—Custody—Duties of parties.
Shelter care—Notice of custody and rights.
Shelter care—Hearing—Recommendation as to further need—Release.
Shelter care—Case conference—Service agreement.
Shelter care—Order and authorization of health care and education records.
Summons when petition filed—Service procedure—Hearing, when—Contempt upon failure to appear—Required notice regarding Indian children.
Summons when petition filed—Publication of notice.
Rights under chapter proceedings.
Rights under chapter proceedings—Appointment of counsel—Notice.
Description of services provided to parents.
Right to be heard—Notice.
Appointment of guardian ad litem—Background information—Rights—Notification and inquiry—Appointment of attorney for child—Review.
Guardian ad litem—Training—Registry—Selection—Substitution—Exception.
Guardian ad litem—Duties—Immunity—Access to information.
Guardian ad litem—Ex parte communications—Removal.
Guardian ad litem—Fees.
Hearings—Fact-finding and disposition—Time and place, notice.
Hearings—Public excluded when in the best interests of the child—Notes and records—Video recordings.
Social study and reports made available at disposition hearing—Contents—Notice to parents.
Voluntary adoption plan—Consideration of preferences for proposed placement.
Order of disposition for a dependent child, alternatives—Petition seeking termination of parent-child relationship—Placement with relatives, foster family home, group care facility, or other suitable persons—Placement of an Indian child in out-of-home care—Contact with siblings.
Petition seeking termination of parent-child relationship—Requirements.
Permanent placement of child.
Permanency plan of care.
Review hearings—Findings—Duties of parties involved—In-home placement requirements—Housing assistance.
Entry, order of disposition—Parent, guardian, or custodian of child to engage in services and maintain contact with child—Notice.
Current placement episode—Calculation.
Permanency planning hearing—Purpose—Time limits—Goals—Review hearing—Petition for termination of parental rights—Guardianship petition—Agency responsibility to provide services to parents—Due process rights.
Modification of orders.
Concurrent jurisdiction over nonparental actions for child custody (as amended by 2009 c 520).
Concurrent jurisdiction over nonparental actions for child custody—Establishment or modification of parenting plan (as amended by 2009 c 526).
Order of support for dependent child.
Order of support for dependent child—Noncompliance—Enforcement of judgment.
Civil contempt—Grounds—Motion—Penalty—Detention review hearing.
Order of alcohol or substance abuse diagnostic investigation and evaluation—Treatment plan—Breach of plan—Reports.
Violation of alcohol or substance abuse treatment conditions—Hearing—Notice—Modification of order.
Order terminating parent and child relationship—Petition—Filing—Allegations.
Order terminating parent and child relationship—Findings.
Order terminating parent and child relationship—Rights of parties when granted.
Order terminating parent and child relationship—Custody where no one has parental rights.
Petition reinstating terminated parental rights—Notice—Achievement of permanency plan—Effect of granting the petition—Hearing—Child support liability—Retroactive application—Limitation on liability.
Guardianship for dependent child—Order, contents—Rights and duties of dependency guardian.
Guardianship for dependent child—Modification or termination of order—Hearing—Termination of guardianship.
Guardianship for dependent child—Dependency guardianship subsidies.
Guardianship for dependent child—Review hearing requirements not applicable—Exception.
Guardianship for dependent child—Subject to dependency and termination of parent-child relationship provisions—Exceptions—Request to convert dependency guardianship to guardianship—Dismissal of dependency.
Acts, records, and proceedings of Indian tribe or band given full faith and credit.
Voluntary consent to foster care placement for Indian child—Validation—Withdrawal of consent—Termination.
Foster home placement—Parental preferences—Foster parent contact with birth parents encouraged.
Foster home placement—Considerations.
Extended foster care services—Maintenance of dependency proceeding—Placement, care of youth—Appointment of counsel—Case plan.
Extended foster care services—Voluntary placement agreement—Decline—Petition for dependency.
Child with developmental disability—Out-of-home placement—Permanency planning hearing.
Relevance of failure to cause juvenile to attend school to neglect petition.
Health care—Evaluation and treatment.
Inpatient mental health treatment—When parental consent required—Hearing.
Inpatient mental health treatment—Placement.
Release of records—Disclosure to treating physician.
Dependent children—Information sharing—Guidelines.
Transfer of newborn to qualified person—Criminal liability—Notification to child protective services—Definitions.
Evaluation of parties—Selection of evaluators.
Visitation policies and protocols—Development—Elements.
Petition for visitation—Relatives of dependent children—Notice—Modification of order—Effect of granting the petition—Retroactive application.
Comprehensive services for drug-affected and alcohol-affected mothers and infants.
Child welfare proceedings—Placement—Documentation.
Drug-affected and alcohol-affected infants—Model project.
Rules—Definition of "drug-affected infant."
Rules—Definition of "alcohol-affected infant."
Permanency for dependent children—Annual report.
Child protection and child welfare—Racial disproportionality—Evaluation—Report.
Construction—Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships—2009 c 521.