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The court may exercise jurisdiction over adoption and termination of parental rights proceedings under chapters 600 and 600A .
Tagged topics: adoptionsparental rights
The juvenile court may enter an ex parte order directing a peace officer or a juvenile court officer to take custody of a child before or after the filing of a petition under this chapter provided all of the following apply: The person responsible f...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
A peace officer or juvenile court officer may take a child into custody, a physician or physician assistant treating a child may keep the child in custody, or a juvenile court officer may authorize a peace officer, physician or physician assistant, or...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
If a peace officer determines that a child does not have adult supervision because the child’s parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the care of the child has been arrested and detained or has been unexpectedly incapacitated, and that no a...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
For the purposes of this section, “safety plan” means a short-term, time-limited agreement entered into between the department and a child’s parent designed to address signs of imminent or impending danger to a child identified by the department. ...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
Any person having knowledge of the circumstances may file a complaint with the person or agency designated by the court to perform intake duties alleging that a child is a child in need of assistance. Upon receipt of a complaint, the court may request...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
Notwithstanding section 561.15, if it is alleged by a person authorized to file a petition under section 232.87, subsection 2, or by the court on its own motion, that a parent, guardian, custodian, or an adult member of the household in which a ch...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
A complaint related to circumstances involving a child who is alleged to be a victim of an offense defined in chapter 709, 726, or 728 and an alleged offender who is not a person responsible for the care of the child shall be handled pursuant to...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
For the purposes of this section, unless the context otherwise requires, “agency” means the department, juvenile court services, or a private agency. Unless the custody of a child is transferred from one of the child’s parents to another parent of...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparentsrelatives
After a petition has been filed, the court shall issue and serve summons, subpoenas, and other process in the same manner as for adjudicatory hearings in cases of juvenile delinquency as provided in section 232.37. Reasonable notice shall be provide...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents