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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 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
The court may exercise jurisdiction over adoption and termination of parental rights proceedings under chapters 600 and 600A .
Tagged topics: adoptionsparental rights
A violation of sections 712.3 through 712.8, which is also a hate crime as defined in section 729A.2, shall be classified and punished as an offense one degree higher than the underlying offense.
Notwithstanding section 598.41, the court shall consider, in the award of visitation rights to a parent of a child, the criminal history of the parent if the parent has been convicted of a sex offense against a minor as defined in section 692A.101 ...
A member of the general assembly shall not be held for slander or libel in any court for words used in any speech or debate in either house or at any session of a standing committee.