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Term

Preliminary Hearing

Definition

​A court proceeding, on the record, to determine if a legal basis exists for a child protective proceeding to be accepted for filing with the court. Placement of the child/children outside of the parental home may be authorized at this hearing.

Category

Protective Proceedings

Attachments

Created at 9/21/2015 2:56 PM by Webmaster
Last modified at 9/21/2015 2:56 PM by Webmaster