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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
Upon application of an interested party or upon the court’s own motion, the court having jurisdiction of the child may, after notice to the parties and a hearing, remove a court-appointed guardian and appoint a guardian in accordance with the provisio...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
The court may provide for joint custody of the child by the parties. The court, insofar as is reasonable and in the best interest of the child, shall order the custody award, including liberal visitation rights where appropriate, which will assure the...
For the purposes of this chapter, “assault in violation of individual rights” means an assault, as defined in section 708.1, which is a hate crime as defined in section 729A.2. A person who commits an assault in violation of individual rights,...
If a foster parent is providing preadoptive care to a child for whom a termination of parental rights petition has been filed, the placement of the child with that foster parent shall continue through the termination of parental rights proceeding unle...
Notwithstanding section 598.41, the court shall not do either of the following: Enforce an existing order awarding visitation rights to a child’s parent, which was obtained prior to that parent’s conviction for first degree murder in the murder of t...
If the court enters an order under this chapter which imposes terms and conditions on the child’s parent, guardian, or custodian, the purpose of the terms and conditions shall be to assure the protection of the child. The order is subject to the fol...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
The time for the initial permanency hearing for a child subject to out-of-home placement shall be the earlier of the following: For a temporary removal order entered under section 232.78, 232.95, or 232.96, for a chil d who was removed without a...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
The juvenile court shall have exclusive jurisdiction over proceedings under this chapter to terminate a parent-child relationship and all parental rights with respect to a child. No such termination shall be ordered except under the provisions of t...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
After the dispositional hearing the court may enter an order suspending judgment and continuing the proceedings subject to terms and conditions imposed to assure the proper care and protection of the child. Such terms and conditions may include the su...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents