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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
At any time after the petition is filed, any person who may file a petition under section 232.87 may apply for, or the court on its own motion may order, a hearing to determine whether the child should be temporarily removed from home. If the child ...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
The recorder shall be the county registrar and carry out duties as provided in chapter 144. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Register and maintain certifications of birth as provided in sections 144.13 through 144.18, 14...
In all prosecutions under section 726.3, 726.5 or 726.6, the husband or wife is a competent witness for the state and may testify to relevant acts or communications between them.
This chapter shall be construed broadly to effectuate its purposes. This chapter shall not be construed to allow marriage between persons of the same sex, in accordance with chapter 595 .
Tagged topics: marriage
Where either the husband or wife joins in a conveyance of real estate owned by the other, the husband or wife so joining shall not be bound by the covenants of such conveyance, unless it is expressly so stated on the face thereof.
Tagged topics: covenantsmarriage
The court shall hear and adjudicate cases involving a petition alleging a child to be a child in need of assistance. The state shall have the burden of proving the allegations by clear and convincing evidence. Only evidence which is admissible under t...
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
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