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§ 3-811. Contents of CINA petitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Juvenile Causes--Children in Need of Assistance (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-811
§ 3-811. Contents of CINA petitions
In general
(a)(1) A CINA petition under this subtitle shall allege that a child is in need of assistance and shall set forth in clear and simple language the facts supporting that allegation.
(2) A voluntary placement petition under this subtitle shall allege that continuation of a voluntary placement is in the best interests of the child or former CINA and shall set forth in clear and simple language the facts supporting that allegation.
Separate petitions for multiple children
(b) A separate petition shall be filed as to each child.

Credits

Added by Acts 2001, c. 415, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2003, c. 250, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003; Acts 2013, c. 22, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-811, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-811
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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