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§ 3-817. Adjudicatory hearings

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

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)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-817
§ 3-817. Adjudicatory hearings
In general
(a) After a CINA petition is filed under this subtitle, the court shall hold an adjudicatory hearing.
Rules of evidence
(b) The rules of evidence under Title 5 of the Maryland Rules shall apply at an adjudicatory hearing.
Burden of proof
(c) The allegations in a petition under this subtitle shall be proved by a preponderance of the evidence.

Credits

Added by Acts 2001, c. 415, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 151, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2003, c. 250, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003; Acts 2005, c. 504, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2005.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-817, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-817
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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