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§ 3-804. Jurisdiction over CINA or children in voluntary placement

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: October 1, 2017

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, 2017
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-804
§ 3-804. Jurisdiction over CINA or children in voluntary placement
CINA or child in voluntary placement
(a)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, the court has jurisdiction under this subtitle only if the alleged CINA or child in a voluntary placement is under the age of 18 years when the petition is filed.
(2) The court has jurisdiction under this subtitle over a former CINA:
(i) Whose commitment to the local department was rescinded after the individual reached the age of 18 years but before the individual reached the age of 20 years and 6 months; and
(ii) Who did not exit foster care due to reunification, adoption, guardianship, marriage, or military duty.
Continuing jurisdiction until child reaches 21 years of age
(b) If the court obtains jurisdiction over a child, that jurisdiction continues in that case until the child reaches the age of 21 years, unless the court terminates the case.
Termination of jurisdiction
(c) After the court terminates jurisdiction, a custody order issued by the court in a CINA case:
(1) Remains in effect; and
(2) May be revised or superseded only by another court of competent jurisdiction.
Retention of jurisdiction
(d) Notwithstanding subsection (b) of this section, if the court enters an order directing the provision of services to a child under § 3-819(c)(3) or § 3-823(h)(2)(vii) of this subtitle, the court retains jurisdiction to rule on any motion related to the enforcement, modification, or termination of the order, for as long as the order is effective.

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; Acts 2017, c. 655, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-804, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-804
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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