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Title 33 : Human Services


Subchapter 003 : CHILDREN IN CUSTODY

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 5257)
  • § 5257. Filing of initial case plan

    (a) If a temporary care order is issued granting custody to the Commissioner, the Department shall prepare and file with the court an initial case plan for the child and the family within 60 days of the child's removal from the home. The Department shall provide a copy of the case plan to the parties, their attorneys, and the guardian ad litem.

    (b) The initial case plan shall not be used or referred to as evidence prior to a finding that the child has committed a delinquent act. (Added 2007, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.)