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Section 12-15-1 Definitions.
Section 12-15-1.1 Alabama Juvenile Justice Act; short title; purpose clause; goals for juvenile court.
Section 12-15-2 Circuit courts and district courts to exercise original concurrent juvenile jurisdiction; maintenance of separate juvenile docket and entry of orders and decrees as to juvenile cases i
Section 12-15-3 Designation of juvenile judges; requirement of monthly reports by judges as to work of juvenile courts.
Section 12-15-4 Advisory boards.
Section 12-15-5 Exercise of authority by district attorney in juvenile proceedings generally; assistance of juvenile court by district attorney; representation of state by district attorney in cases a
Section 12-15-6 Qualifications and appointment of referees; conduct of hearings of cases by referees; transmission of findings and recommendations for disposition of referees to judges; provision of n
Section 12-15-7 Appointment, terms of office, etc., of probation officers; designation of chief probation officer, etc.; duties of probation officers generally; powers of probation officers and repres
Section 12-15-8 Appointment by courts of guardians ad litem or guardians of the person for children.
Section 12-15-9 Issuance of order to parents, etc., for payment for support, treatment, etc., of children in custody of persons other than parents generally; proceedings upon failure of parents, etc.,
Section 12-15-10 Liability of counties for expenses of maintenance and care of children; reimbursement.
Section 12-15-10.1 Attorney fees provisions repealed.
Section 12-15-11 Issuance of order to parents, etc., for payment of court costs, attorney's fees and expenses for support, treatment, etc., of children; manner of payment, etc.; proceedings upon f
Section 12-15-11.1 Order requiring parents or guardian to assist delinquent child in complying with terms of probation; penalties; exemptions.
Section 12-15-12 Punishment for contempt of court of persons disobeying orders of court, etc., generally; limitation upon powers of courts with respect to children violating terms and conditions of or
Section 12-15-13 Causing, etc., of delinquency, dependency or need of supervision of children.
Section 12-15-14 Disregarding, etc., of lawful order of court or interference with custody of child under jurisdiction of court.
Section 12-15-15 Removal, concealment, etc., of delinquent or dependent child or child in need of supervision, etc.; interference with performance of duties by probation officer, etc.
Section 12-15-101 Purpose of the Alabama Juvenile Justice Act; short title; goals for the juvenile court.
Section 12-15-102 Definitions.
Section 12-15-103 Juvenile court judges may be circuit or district court judges; maintenance of separate juvenile case action summaries; promulgation of rules of procedure for juvenile courts; powers
Section 12-15-104 Advisory boards.
Section 12-15-105 Exercise of authority by district attorneys in juvenile court proceedings generally; assistance by district attorneys in the juvenile courts; representation of the state by district
Section 12-15-106 Juvenile court referees' qualifications and appointment; conduct of hearings of cases by juvenile court referees; transmission of findings and recommendations for disposition of
Section 12-15-107 Juvenile probation officers - Duties of juvenile probation officers generally; powers of juvenile probation officers as to taking into custody and placing in shelter or detention car
Section 12-15-108 Liability of counties for expenses of maintenance and care of children under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to this chapter; reimbursement.
Section 12-15-109 Issuance of orders to parents for payment of court costs, fees of attorneys, and expenses for support, treatment of children under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to
Section 12-15-110 Punishment for contempt of court of persons disobeying orders of the juvenile court generally.
Section 12-15-111 Contributing to the delinquency, dependency, or need of supervision of children.
Section 12-15-112 Interference with performance of duties by juvenile probation officers.
Section 12-15-113 Jurisdiction to make a parent or parents, legal guardians, or legal custodians parties to juvenile court proceedings.
Section 12-15-114 Original jurisdiction - Juvenile.
Section 12-15-115 Original jurisdiction - Civil.
Section 12-15-116 Original jurisdiction - Criminal
Section 12-15-117 Retention and termination of jurisdiction generally.
Section 12-15-118 Duties of juvenile court intake officers.
Section 12-15-119 Informal adjustment of certain cases prior to filing of juvenile petition.
Section 12-15-120 Cases initiated by filing of petitions by juvenile court intake officers.
Section 12-15-121 Form, contents, and execution of juvenile petitions.
Section 12-15-122 Issuance and service of summonses generally; waiver of service of summonses.
Section 12-15-123 Manner of service of summons.
Section 12-15-124 Authority of juvenile court to make interlocutory or final dispositional orders in cases where parties served by publication.
Section 12-15-125 Taking into custody of children generally.
Section 12-15-126 Issuance of pick-up order for taking into custody.
Section 12-15-127 Release, delivery to detention or shelter care facility, medical facility of children taken into custody generally.
Section 12-15-128 Authority and criteria for continuation of detention or shelter care of children taken into custody beyond 72 hours.
Section 12-15-129 Conduct of hearings generally.
Section 12-15-130 Ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of mental and physical examinations of children; minors or children believed to be individuals with a mental illness or an intellectu
Section 12-15-131 Issuance of orders restraining conduct of parties to proceedings.
Section 12-15-132 Proceedings against children violating terms of probation or aftercare; disposition of these children.
Section 12-15-133 Filing and inspection of records.
Section 12-15-134 Maintenance and inspection of law enforcement records.
Section 12-15-135 Taking and disposition of fingerprints, photographs, blood samples.
Section 12-15-136 Proceedings for sealing legal and social files and records of courts, pertaining to certain persons and effect thereof.
Section 12-15-137 Proceedings for destruction of legal and social files and records of juvenile courts pertaining to certain persons and effect thereof.
Section 12-15-138 Power of juvenile courts to enter protection or restraint ex parte order; when order may be entered; purpose of order.
Section 12-15-139 Requisites for order; notice and hearing; evidentiary standard; showing of necessity to protect health or safety of child subject to a juvenile court proceeding, best interests of th
Section 12-15-140 Content of order; order may set forth reasonable conditions of behavior for parents, persons responsible for care; enumeration of certain specific requirements which may be included
Section 12-15-141 Emergency ex parte orders authorized upon showing of verified evidence of abuse or neglect; evidence required; hearing required within 72 hours of issuance of order.
Section 12-15-142 Modification, extension, or termination of order after notice and hearing for person subject thereto; findings required concerning best interests of the child subject to a juvenile c
Section 12-15-143 Violations of orders punished as contempt; willful conduct rendering violator responsible for court costs and attorney fees.
Section 12-15-144 Construction of sections; sections to be read in pari materia with certain other laws.
Section 12-15-30 Original jurisdiction generally - Children.
Section 12-15-31 Original jurisdiction generally - Minors and adults.
Section 12-15-32 Retention and termination of jurisdiction generally.
Section 12-15-33 Transfer of cases to juvenile court from other courts; transfer provisions inapplicable to certain offenders.
Section 12-15-34 Transfer of cases from juvenile court to criminal court.
Section 12-15-34.1 Acts for which minor who has attained age 16 shall be charged, arrested, and tried as adult; removal of person from jurisdiction of juvenile court.
Section 12-15-35 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-36 Transfer of proceedings between juvenile courts within state.
Section 12-15-201 Definitions.
Section 12-15-202 Rights of the child.
Section 12-15-203 Transfer of cases from juvenile court.
Section 12-15-204 Acts for which person who has attained age 16 shall be charged, arrested, and tried as adult; removal of person from jurisdiction of juvenile court.
Section 12-15-205 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-206 Transfer of delinquent and child in need of supervision proceedings between juvenile courts within the state.
Section 12-15-207 Filing of petition and conduct of hearing as to necessity for continuation of detention or shelter care of a child; violation of probation and aftercare.
Section 12-15-208 Facilities to be used for detention or shelter care of children generally; when child may be detained in jail or other facility for detention of adults; notification of juvenile cour
Section 12-15-209 Children to be released when full-time detention or shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure to
Section 12-15-210 Notification to children of right to counsel; appointment of counsel by juvenile court.
Section 12-15-211 Suspension of proceedings and continuation of cases under terms and conditions agreed to by parties.
Section 12-15-212 Conduct of delinquency and child in need of supervision hearings.
Section 12-15-213 Children charged with delinquent acts or alleged to be in need of supervision to be accorded privilege against self-incrimination; admissibility in evidence of extrajudicial statemen
Section 12-15-214 Ordering and preparation of study and written report concerning child; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child prior to hearing on
Section 12-15-215 Disposition of delinquent children or children in need of supervision generally.
Section 12-15-216 Legislative intent.
Section 12-15-217 Notice of delinquent acts.
Section 12-15-218 Order requiring parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian to assist child in complying with terms of probation; penalties; exemptions.
Section 12-15-219 Serious juvenile offenders; disposition; serious juvenile offender review panel; facility and programs.
Section 12-15-220 Orders of disposition not to be deemed convictions, impose civil disabilities, etc.; disposition of child and evidence in hearing not admissible in another court.
Section 12-15-221 Modification, extension or termination of orders of custody or probation generally.
Section 12-15-50 Cases initiated by filing of petitions by intake officers.
Section 12-15-51 Informal adjustment of certain cases prior to filing of petition.
Section 12-15-52 Form, contents, and execution of petitions.
Section 12-15-53 Issuance and service of summonses generally; endorsements upon summonses; waiver of service of summonses.
Section 12-15-54 Manner of service of summons.
Section 12-15-55 Authority of court to make interlocutory or final dispositional orders in cases where parties served by publication.
Section 12-15-56 Taking into custody of children generally.
Section 12-15-57 Issuance of order for taking into custody and bringing before court of child upon failure of parents, etc., to bring child before court upon request.
Section 12-15-58 Release, delivery to detention or shelter care facility, medical facility, etc., of children taken into custody generally.
Section 12-15-59 Authority and criteria for continuation of detention or shelter care of children taken into custody.
Section 12-15-60 Filing of petition and conduct of hearing as to necessity for continuation of detention or shelter care.
Section 12-15-61 Definitions; facilities to be used for detention or shelter care of children generally; when delinquent child, etc., may be detained in jail or other facility for detention of adults;
Section 12-15-62 Child to be released when full-time detention or shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure to conf
Section 12-15-63 Notification of children, parents, guardians, etc., of right to counsel; appointment of counsel by court.
Section 12-15-64 Suspension of proceedings and continuation of cases under terms and conditions agreed to by parties.
Section 12-15-65 Conduct of hearings and disposition of cases generally; special procedure for possible multiple needs child; reasonable efforts.
Section 12-15-66 Children charged with delinquent acts or alleged to be in need of supervision to be accorded privilege against self-incrimination; admissibility in evidence, etc., of extra judicial s
Section 12-15-68 Granting of continuances in cases.
Section 12-15-69 Ordering and preparation of predisposition study and report concerning child, family, etc.; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child
Section 12-15-70 Ordering, conduct and certification of findings of mental and physical examinations of children; proceedings as to minors or children believed to be mentally ill or retarded generally
Section 12-15-71 Disposition of dependent children, delinquent children, multiple needs children, or children in need of supervision generally; evaluative role of children's services facilitation
Section 12-15-71.1 Serious juvenile offenders; disposition; serious juvenile offender review panel; facility and programs.
Section 12-15-72 Orders of disposition, etc., not to be deemed convictions, impose civil disabilities, etc.; disposition of child and evidence in hearing not admissible in another court.
Section 12-15-73 Issuance of orders restraining conduct of parties to proceedings.
Section 12-15-74 Modification, extension or revocation of orders of custody, probation or protective supervision generally.
Section 12-15-75 Proceedings against children violating terms of probation, aftercare or protective supervision; disposition of such children.
Section 12-15-76 Procedure and dispositions in cases involving minors or adults.
Section 12-15-301 Definitions.
Section 12-15-302 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-303 Transfer of dependency proceedings between juvenile courts within the state.
Section 12-15-304 Appointment by juvenile courts of guardians ad litem.
Section 12-15-305 Right to counsel for petitioners or respondent parents, legal guardians, or legal custodians in dependency proceedings.
Section 12-15-306 Removing a child from the custody of a parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian.
Section 12-15-307 Notice and right to be heard to be given to relatives, preadoptive parents, or foster parents.
Section 12-15-308 Filing of petition and conduct of 72-hour hearing as to necessity for continuation of shelter care of a child.
Section 12-15-309 Alleged dependent child to be released when continued shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure t
Section 12-15-310 Conduct of adjudicatory hearings.
Section 12-15-311 Dispositional hearing.
Section 12-15-312 Reasonable efforts in judicial determinations; situations in which reasonable efforts are not required to be made.
Section 12-15-313 Ordering and preparation of report concerning a child and family; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child prior to hearing on peti
Section 12-15-314 Dispositions for dependent children.
Section 12-15-315 Permanency hearing for Department of Human Resources cases only.
Section 12-15-316 Modification, extension, or termination of orders of custody or protective supervision generally.
Section 12-15-317 Who may file petition.
Section 12-15-318 Service of process.
Section 12-15-319 Grounds for termination of parental rights; factors considered; presumption arising from abandonment.
Section 12-15-320 Dispositions.
Section 12-15-321 Periodic review of efforts to achieve adoption of child in custody of another after parental rights terminated.
Section 12-15-322 Authority of one in custody to place child for adoption or consent to adoption.
Section 12-15-323 Appeals of dependency and termination of parental rights cases.
Section 12-15-324 Applicability.
Section 12-15-90 Authority and procedure.
Section 12-15-401 Definitions.
Section 12-15-402 Authority and procedure.
Section 12-15-403 Review of the petition by the juvenile court.
Section 12-15-404 Service of the petition.
Section 12-15-406 Determination of placement of the minor or child.
Section 12-15-407 Probable cause hearings for temporary confinement of the minor or child.
Section 12-15-408 Conducting hearings to commit the minor or child.
Section 12-15-409 Role of attorney as advocate; designation of facilities.
Section 12-15-410 Evidence in commitment proceedings for minor and child with an intellectual disability.
Section 12-15-411 Discharge of the minor or child from custody of the department.
Section 12-15-412 Retention of jurisdiction.
Section 12-15-413 Combining probable cause and final hearings.
Section 12-15-100 Filing and inspection of records, etc.
Section 12-15-501 Definitions.
Section 12-15-502 Referral of multiple needs child case to county team.
Section 12-15-503 Recommendation by county team; decision by juvenile court of multiple needs child.
Section 12-15-504 Creation of Executive Council of the State Team; membership; duties.
Section 12-15-505 State Team established; membership; term; duties; hiring authority.
Section 12-15-506 County teams established; appointments; meetings; duties.
Section 12-15-507 Reimbursement available for team member expenses.
Section 12-15-508 State Multiple Needs Children Fund established; use; limitations; accounting system to be maintained; provisions for yearly audit.
Section 12-15-509 Executive Council to adopt allocation guidelines; granting role of State Team; eligible recipients; prerequisites to maintaining funding; penalty for noncompliance; reporting require
Section 12-15-601 Appeals from judgments and orders of juvenile courts.
Section 12-15-151 Requisites for order; notice and hearing; evidentiary standard; showing of necessity to protect health or safety of child, child's best interest.
Section 12-15-150 Power of courts exercising juvenile jurisdiction to enter protection or restraint order; when order may be entered; purpose of order.
Section 12-15-152 Content of order; order may set forth reasonable conditions of behavior for parents, persons responsible for care, etc.; enumeration of certain specific requirements which may be inc
Section 12-15-153 Emergency ex parte orders authorized upon showing of verified evidence of abuse or neglect; evidence required; hearing required within 72 hours of issuance of order.
Section 12-15-154 Modification, extension or termination of order after notice and hearing for person subject thereto; findings required concerning child's best interests.
Section 12-15-155 Violations of orders punished as contempt; wilful conduct rendering violator responsible for court costs and attorney fees.
Section 12-15-156 Construction of article; article to be read in pari materia with certain other laws.
Section 12-15-170 Creation of Executive Council of the Alabama Children's Services Facilitation Team; membership; duties.
Section 12-15-171 Children's Services Facilitation Team established; membership; term; duties; hiring authority.
Section 12-15-172 County facilitation teams established; appointments; meetings; duties.
Section 12-15-173 Reimbursement available for team member expenses.
Section 12-15-174 State Multiple Needs Children Fund established; use; limitations; accounting system to be maintained; provisions for yearly audit.
Section 12-15-175 Council to adopt allocation guidelines; granting role of state team; eligible recipients; prerequisites to maintaining funding; penalty for noncompliance; reporting requirement.
Section 12-15-176 Effect of other laws on this article; compulsory school age attendance statute to remain in full force and effect.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Alabama > Title12 > Chapter15

Section 12-15-1 Definitions.
Section 12-15-1.1 Alabama Juvenile Justice Act; short title; purpose clause; goals for juvenile court.
Section 12-15-2 Circuit courts and district courts to exercise original concurrent juvenile jurisdiction; maintenance of separate juvenile docket and entry of orders and decrees as to juvenile cases i
Section 12-15-3 Designation of juvenile judges; requirement of monthly reports by judges as to work of juvenile courts.
Section 12-15-4 Advisory boards.
Section 12-15-5 Exercise of authority by district attorney in juvenile proceedings generally; assistance of juvenile court by district attorney; representation of state by district attorney in cases a
Section 12-15-6 Qualifications and appointment of referees; conduct of hearings of cases by referees; transmission of findings and recommendations for disposition of referees to judges; provision of n
Section 12-15-7 Appointment, terms of office, etc., of probation officers; designation of chief probation officer, etc.; duties of probation officers generally; powers of probation officers and repres
Section 12-15-8 Appointment by courts of guardians ad litem or guardians of the person for children.
Section 12-15-9 Issuance of order to parents, etc., for payment for support, treatment, etc., of children in custody of persons other than parents generally; proceedings upon failure of parents, etc.,
Section 12-15-10 Liability of counties for expenses of maintenance and care of children; reimbursement.
Section 12-15-10.1 Attorney fees provisions repealed.
Section 12-15-11 Issuance of order to parents, etc., for payment of court costs, attorney's fees and expenses for support, treatment, etc., of children; manner of payment, etc.; proceedings upon f
Section 12-15-11.1 Order requiring parents or guardian to assist delinquent child in complying with terms of probation; penalties; exemptions.
Section 12-15-12 Punishment for contempt of court of persons disobeying orders of court, etc., generally; limitation upon powers of courts with respect to children violating terms and conditions of or
Section 12-15-13 Causing, etc., of delinquency, dependency or need of supervision of children.
Section 12-15-14 Disregarding, etc., of lawful order of court or interference with custody of child under jurisdiction of court.
Section 12-15-15 Removal, concealment, etc., of delinquent or dependent child or child in need of supervision, etc.; interference with performance of duties by probation officer, etc.
Section 12-15-101 Purpose of the Alabama Juvenile Justice Act; short title; goals for the juvenile court.
Section 12-15-102 Definitions.
Section 12-15-103 Juvenile court judges may be circuit or district court judges; maintenance of separate juvenile case action summaries; promulgation of rules of procedure for juvenile courts; powers
Section 12-15-104 Advisory boards.
Section 12-15-105 Exercise of authority by district attorneys in juvenile court proceedings generally; assistance by district attorneys in the juvenile courts; representation of the state by district
Section 12-15-106 Juvenile court referees' qualifications and appointment; conduct of hearings of cases by juvenile court referees; transmission of findings and recommendations for disposition of
Section 12-15-107 Juvenile probation officers - Duties of juvenile probation officers generally; powers of juvenile probation officers as to taking into custody and placing in shelter or detention car
Section 12-15-108 Liability of counties for expenses of maintenance and care of children under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to this chapter; reimbursement.
Section 12-15-109 Issuance of orders to parents for payment of court costs, fees of attorneys, and expenses for support, treatment of children under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to
Section 12-15-110 Punishment for contempt of court of persons disobeying orders of the juvenile court generally.
Section 12-15-111 Contributing to the delinquency, dependency, or need of supervision of children.
Section 12-15-112 Interference with performance of duties by juvenile probation officers.
Section 12-15-113 Jurisdiction to make a parent or parents, legal guardians, or legal custodians parties to juvenile court proceedings.
Section 12-15-114 Original jurisdiction - Juvenile.
Section 12-15-115 Original jurisdiction - Civil.
Section 12-15-116 Original jurisdiction - Criminal
Section 12-15-117 Retention and termination of jurisdiction generally.
Section 12-15-118 Duties of juvenile court intake officers.
Section 12-15-119 Informal adjustment of certain cases prior to filing of juvenile petition.
Section 12-15-120 Cases initiated by filing of petitions by juvenile court intake officers.
Section 12-15-121 Form, contents, and execution of juvenile petitions.
Section 12-15-122 Issuance and service of summonses generally; waiver of service of summonses.
Section 12-15-123 Manner of service of summons.
Section 12-15-124 Authority of juvenile court to make interlocutory or final dispositional orders in cases where parties served by publication.
Section 12-15-125 Taking into custody of children generally.
Section 12-15-126 Issuance of pick-up order for taking into custody.
Section 12-15-127 Release, delivery to detention or shelter care facility, medical facility of children taken into custody generally.
Section 12-15-128 Authority and criteria for continuation of detention or shelter care of children taken into custody beyond 72 hours.
Section 12-15-129 Conduct of hearings generally.
Section 12-15-130 Ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of mental and physical examinations of children; minors or children believed to be individuals with a mental illness or an intellectu
Section 12-15-131 Issuance of orders restraining conduct of parties to proceedings.
Section 12-15-132 Proceedings against children violating terms of probation or aftercare; disposition of these children.
Section 12-15-133 Filing and inspection of records.
Section 12-15-134 Maintenance and inspection of law enforcement records.
Section 12-15-135 Taking and disposition of fingerprints, photographs, blood samples.
Section 12-15-136 Proceedings for sealing legal and social files and records of courts, pertaining to certain persons and effect thereof.
Section 12-15-137 Proceedings for destruction of legal and social files and records of juvenile courts pertaining to certain persons and effect thereof.
Section 12-15-138 Power of juvenile courts to enter protection or restraint ex parte order; when order may be entered; purpose of order.
Section 12-15-139 Requisites for order; notice and hearing; evidentiary standard; showing of necessity to protect health or safety of child subject to a juvenile court proceeding, best interests of th
Section 12-15-140 Content of order; order may set forth reasonable conditions of behavior for parents, persons responsible for care; enumeration of certain specific requirements which may be included
Section 12-15-141 Emergency ex parte orders authorized upon showing of verified evidence of abuse or neglect; evidence required; hearing required within 72 hours of issuance of order.
Section 12-15-142 Modification, extension, or termination of order after notice and hearing for person subject thereto; findings required concerning best interests of the child subject to a juvenile c
Section 12-15-143 Violations of orders punished as contempt; willful conduct rendering violator responsible for court costs and attorney fees.
Section 12-15-144 Construction of sections; sections to be read in pari materia with certain other laws.
Section 12-15-30 Original jurisdiction generally - Children.
Section 12-15-31 Original jurisdiction generally - Minors and adults.
Section 12-15-32 Retention and termination of jurisdiction generally.
Section 12-15-33 Transfer of cases to juvenile court from other courts; transfer provisions inapplicable to certain offenders.
Section 12-15-34 Transfer of cases from juvenile court to criminal court.
Section 12-15-34.1 Acts for which minor who has attained age 16 shall be charged, arrested, and tried as adult; removal of person from jurisdiction of juvenile court.
Section 12-15-35 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-36 Transfer of proceedings between juvenile courts within state.
Section 12-15-201 Definitions.
Section 12-15-202 Rights of the child.
Section 12-15-203 Transfer of cases from juvenile court.
Section 12-15-204 Acts for which person who has attained age 16 shall be charged, arrested, and tried as adult; removal of person from jurisdiction of juvenile court.
Section 12-15-205 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-206 Transfer of delinquent and child in need of supervision proceedings between juvenile courts within the state.
Section 12-15-207 Filing of petition and conduct of hearing as to necessity for continuation of detention or shelter care of a child; violation of probation and aftercare.
Section 12-15-208 Facilities to be used for detention or shelter care of children generally; when child may be detained in jail or other facility for detention of adults; notification of juvenile cour
Section 12-15-209 Children to be released when full-time detention or shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure to
Section 12-15-210 Notification to children of right to counsel; appointment of counsel by juvenile court.
Section 12-15-211 Suspension of proceedings and continuation of cases under terms and conditions agreed to by parties.
Section 12-15-212 Conduct of delinquency and child in need of supervision hearings.
Section 12-15-213 Children charged with delinquent acts or alleged to be in need of supervision to be accorded privilege against self-incrimination; admissibility in evidence of extrajudicial statemen
Section 12-15-214 Ordering and preparation of study and written report concerning child; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child prior to hearing on
Section 12-15-215 Disposition of delinquent children or children in need of supervision generally.
Section 12-15-216 Legislative intent.
Section 12-15-217 Notice of delinquent acts.
Section 12-15-218 Order requiring parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian to assist child in complying with terms of probation; penalties; exemptions.
Section 12-15-219 Serious juvenile offenders; disposition; serious juvenile offender review panel; facility and programs.
Section 12-15-220 Orders of disposition not to be deemed convictions, impose civil disabilities, etc.; disposition of child and evidence in hearing not admissible in another court.
Section 12-15-221 Modification, extension or termination of orders of custody or probation generally.
Section 12-15-50 Cases initiated by filing of petitions by intake officers.
Section 12-15-51 Informal adjustment of certain cases prior to filing of petition.
Section 12-15-52 Form, contents, and execution of petitions.
Section 12-15-53 Issuance and service of summonses generally; endorsements upon summonses; waiver of service of summonses.
Section 12-15-54 Manner of service of summons.
Section 12-15-55 Authority of court to make interlocutory or final dispositional orders in cases where parties served by publication.
Section 12-15-56 Taking into custody of children generally.
Section 12-15-57 Issuance of order for taking into custody and bringing before court of child upon failure of parents, etc., to bring child before court upon request.
Section 12-15-58 Release, delivery to detention or shelter care facility, medical facility, etc., of children taken into custody generally.
Section 12-15-59 Authority and criteria for continuation of detention or shelter care of children taken into custody.
Section 12-15-60 Filing of petition and conduct of hearing as to necessity for continuation of detention or shelter care.
Section 12-15-61 Definitions; facilities to be used for detention or shelter care of children generally; when delinquent child, etc., may be detained in jail or other facility for detention of adults;
Section 12-15-62 Child to be released when full-time detention or shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure to conf
Section 12-15-63 Notification of children, parents, guardians, etc., of right to counsel; appointment of counsel by court.
Section 12-15-64 Suspension of proceedings and continuation of cases under terms and conditions agreed to by parties.
Section 12-15-65 Conduct of hearings and disposition of cases generally; special procedure for possible multiple needs child; reasonable efforts.
Section 12-15-66 Children charged with delinquent acts or alleged to be in need of supervision to be accorded privilege against self-incrimination; admissibility in evidence, etc., of extra judicial s
Section 12-15-68 Granting of continuances in cases.
Section 12-15-69 Ordering and preparation of predisposition study and report concerning child, family, etc.; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child
Section 12-15-70 Ordering, conduct and certification of findings of mental and physical examinations of children; proceedings as to minors or children believed to be mentally ill or retarded generally
Section 12-15-71 Disposition of dependent children, delinquent children, multiple needs children, or children in need of supervision generally; evaluative role of children's services facilitation
Section 12-15-71.1 Serious juvenile offenders; disposition; serious juvenile offender review panel; facility and programs.
Section 12-15-72 Orders of disposition, etc., not to be deemed convictions, impose civil disabilities, etc.; disposition of child and evidence in hearing not admissible in another court.
Section 12-15-73 Issuance of orders restraining conduct of parties to proceedings.
Section 12-15-74 Modification, extension or revocation of orders of custody, probation or protective supervision generally.
Section 12-15-75 Proceedings against children violating terms of probation, aftercare or protective supervision; disposition of such children.
Section 12-15-76 Procedure and dispositions in cases involving minors or adults.
Section 12-15-301 Definitions.
Section 12-15-302 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-303 Transfer of dependency proceedings between juvenile courts within the state.
Section 12-15-304 Appointment by juvenile courts of guardians ad litem.
Section 12-15-305 Right to counsel for petitioners or respondent parents, legal guardians, or legal custodians in dependency proceedings.
Section 12-15-306 Removing a child from the custody of a parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian.
Section 12-15-307 Notice and right to be heard to be given to relatives, preadoptive parents, or foster parents.
Section 12-15-308 Filing of petition and conduct of 72-hour hearing as to necessity for continuation of shelter care of a child.
Section 12-15-309 Alleged dependent child to be released when continued shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure t
Section 12-15-310 Conduct of adjudicatory hearings.
Section 12-15-311 Dispositional hearing.
Section 12-15-312 Reasonable efforts in judicial determinations; situations in which reasonable efforts are not required to be made.
Section 12-15-313 Ordering and preparation of report concerning a child and family; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child prior to hearing on peti
Section 12-15-314 Dispositions for dependent children.
Section 12-15-315 Permanency hearing for Department of Human Resources cases only.
Section 12-15-316 Modification, extension, or termination of orders of custody or protective supervision generally.
Section 12-15-317 Who may file petition.
Section 12-15-318 Service of process.
Section 12-15-319 Grounds for termination of parental rights; factors considered; presumption arising from abandonment.
Section 12-15-320 Dispositions.
Section 12-15-321 Periodic review of efforts to achieve adoption of child in custody of another after parental rights terminated.
Section 12-15-322 Authority of one in custody to place child for adoption or consent to adoption.
Section 12-15-323 Appeals of dependency and termination of parental rights cases.
Section 12-15-324 Applicability.
Section 12-15-90 Authority and procedure.
Section 12-15-401 Definitions.
Section 12-15-402 Authority and procedure.
Section 12-15-403 Review of the petition by the juvenile court.
Section 12-15-404 Service of the petition.
Section 12-15-406 Determination of placement of the minor or child.
Section 12-15-407 Probable cause hearings for temporary confinement of the minor or child.
Section 12-15-408 Conducting hearings to commit the minor or child.
Section 12-15-409 Role of attorney as advocate; designation of facilities.
Section 12-15-410 Evidence in commitment proceedings for minor and child with an intellectual disability.
Section 12-15-411 Discharge of the minor or child from custody of the department.
Section 12-15-412 Retention of jurisdiction.
Section 12-15-413 Combining probable cause and final hearings.
Section 12-15-100 Filing and inspection of records, etc.
Section 12-15-501 Definitions.
Section 12-15-502 Referral of multiple needs child case to county team.
Section 12-15-503 Recommendation by county team; decision by juvenile court of multiple needs child.
Section 12-15-504 Creation of Executive Council of the State Team; membership; duties.
Section 12-15-505 State Team established; membership; term; duties; hiring authority.
Section 12-15-506 County teams established; appointments; meetings; duties.
Section 12-15-507 Reimbursement available for team member expenses.
Section 12-15-508 State Multiple Needs Children Fund established; use; limitations; accounting system to be maintained; provisions for yearly audit.
Section 12-15-509 Executive Council to adopt allocation guidelines; granting role of State Team; eligible recipients; prerequisites to maintaining funding; penalty for noncompliance; reporting require
Section 12-15-601 Appeals from judgments and orders of juvenile courts.
Section 12-15-151 Requisites for order; notice and hearing; evidentiary standard; showing of necessity to protect health or safety of child, child's best interest.
Section 12-15-150 Power of courts exercising juvenile jurisdiction to enter protection or restraint order; when order may be entered; purpose of order.
Section 12-15-152 Content of order; order may set forth reasonable conditions of behavior for parents, persons responsible for care, etc.; enumeration of certain specific requirements which may be inc
Section 12-15-153 Emergency ex parte orders authorized upon showing of verified evidence of abuse or neglect; evidence required; hearing required within 72 hours of issuance of order.
Section 12-15-154 Modification, extension or termination of order after notice and hearing for person subject thereto; findings required concerning child's best interests.
Section 12-15-155 Violations of orders punished as contempt; wilful conduct rendering violator responsible for court costs and attorney fees.
Section 12-15-156 Construction of article; article to be read in pari materia with certain other laws.
Section 12-15-170 Creation of Executive Council of the Alabama Children's Services Facilitation Team; membership; duties.
Section 12-15-171 Children's Services Facilitation Team established; membership; term; duties; hiring authority.
Section 12-15-172 County facilitation teams established; appointments; meetings; duties.
Section 12-15-173 Reimbursement available for team member expenses.
Section 12-15-174 State Multiple Needs Children Fund established; use; limitations; accounting system to be maintained; provisions for yearly audit.
Section 12-15-175 Council to adopt allocation guidelines; granting role of state team; eligible recipients; prerequisites to maintaining funding; penalty for noncompliance; reporting requirement.
Section 12-15-176 Effect of other laws on this article; compulsory school age attendance statute to remain in full force and effect.

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Section 12-15-1 Definitions.
Section 12-15-1.1 Alabama Juvenile Justice Act; short title; purpose clause; goals for juvenile court.
Section 12-15-2 Circuit courts and district courts to exercise original concurrent juvenile jurisdiction; maintenance of separate juvenile docket and entry of orders and decrees as to juvenile cases i
Section 12-15-3 Designation of juvenile judges; requirement of monthly reports by judges as to work of juvenile courts.
Section 12-15-4 Advisory boards.
Section 12-15-5 Exercise of authority by district attorney in juvenile proceedings generally; assistance of juvenile court by district attorney; representation of state by district attorney in cases a
Section 12-15-6 Qualifications and appointment of referees; conduct of hearings of cases by referees; transmission of findings and recommendations for disposition of referees to judges; provision of n
Section 12-15-7 Appointment, terms of office, etc., of probation officers; designation of chief probation officer, etc.; duties of probation officers generally; powers of probation officers and repres
Section 12-15-8 Appointment by courts of guardians ad litem or guardians of the person for children.
Section 12-15-9 Issuance of order to parents, etc., for payment for support, treatment, etc., of children in custody of persons other than parents generally; proceedings upon failure of parents, etc.,
Section 12-15-10 Liability of counties for expenses of maintenance and care of children; reimbursement.
Section 12-15-10.1 Attorney fees provisions repealed.
Section 12-15-11 Issuance of order to parents, etc., for payment of court costs, attorney's fees and expenses for support, treatment, etc., of children; manner of payment, etc.; proceedings upon f
Section 12-15-11.1 Order requiring parents or guardian to assist delinquent child in complying with terms of probation; penalties; exemptions.
Section 12-15-12 Punishment for contempt of court of persons disobeying orders of court, etc., generally; limitation upon powers of courts with respect to children violating terms and conditions of or
Section 12-15-13 Causing, etc., of delinquency, dependency or need of supervision of children.
Section 12-15-14 Disregarding, etc., of lawful order of court or interference with custody of child under jurisdiction of court.
Section 12-15-15 Removal, concealment, etc., of delinquent or dependent child or child in need of supervision, etc.; interference with performance of duties by probation officer, etc.
Section 12-15-101 Purpose of the Alabama Juvenile Justice Act; short title; goals for the juvenile court.
Section 12-15-102 Definitions.
Section 12-15-103 Juvenile court judges may be circuit or district court judges; maintenance of separate juvenile case action summaries; promulgation of rules of procedure for juvenile courts; powers
Section 12-15-104 Advisory boards.
Section 12-15-105 Exercise of authority by district attorneys in juvenile court proceedings generally; assistance by district attorneys in the juvenile courts; representation of the state by district
Section 12-15-106 Juvenile court referees' qualifications and appointment; conduct of hearings of cases by juvenile court referees; transmission of findings and recommendations for disposition of
Section 12-15-107 Juvenile probation officers - Duties of juvenile probation officers generally; powers of juvenile probation officers as to taking into custody and placing in shelter or detention car
Section 12-15-108 Liability of counties for expenses of maintenance and care of children under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to this chapter; reimbursement.
Section 12-15-109 Issuance of orders to parents for payment of court costs, fees of attorneys, and expenses for support, treatment of children under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to
Section 12-15-110 Punishment for contempt of court of persons disobeying orders of the juvenile court generally.
Section 12-15-111 Contributing to the delinquency, dependency, or need of supervision of children.
Section 12-15-112 Interference with performance of duties by juvenile probation officers.
Section 12-15-113 Jurisdiction to make a parent or parents, legal guardians, or legal custodians parties to juvenile court proceedings.
Section 12-15-114 Original jurisdiction - Juvenile.
Section 12-15-115 Original jurisdiction - Civil.
Section 12-15-116 Original jurisdiction - Criminal
Section 12-15-117 Retention and termination of jurisdiction generally.
Section 12-15-118 Duties of juvenile court intake officers.
Section 12-15-119 Informal adjustment of certain cases prior to filing of juvenile petition.
Section 12-15-120 Cases initiated by filing of petitions by juvenile court intake officers.
Section 12-15-121 Form, contents, and execution of juvenile petitions.
Section 12-15-122 Issuance and service of summonses generally; waiver of service of summonses.
Section 12-15-123 Manner of service of summons.
Section 12-15-124 Authority of juvenile court to make interlocutory or final dispositional orders in cases where parties served by publication.
Section 12-15-125 Taking into custody of children generally.
Section 12-15-126 Issuance of pick-up order for taking into custody.
Section 12-15-127 Release, delivery to detention or shelter care facility, medical facility of children taken into custody generally.
Section 12-15-128 Authority and criteria for continuation of detention or shelter care of children taken into custody beyond 72 hours.
Section 12-15-129 Conduct of hearings generally.
Section 12-15-130 Ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of mental and physical examinations of children; minors or children believed to be individuals with a mental illness or an intellectu
Section 12-15-131 Issuance of orders restraining conduct of parties to proceedings.
Section 12-15-132 Proceedings against children violating terms of probation or aftercare; disposition of these children.
Section 12-15-133 Filing and inspection of records.
Section 12-15-134 Maintenance and inspection of law enforcement records.
Section 12-15-135 Taking and disposition of fingerprints, photographs, blood samples.
Section 12-15-136 Proceedings for sealing legal and social files and records of courts, pertaining to certain persons and effect thereof.
Section 12-15-137 Proceedings for destruction of legal and social files and records of juvenile courts pertaining to certain persons and effect thereof.
Section 12-15-138 Power of juvenile courts to enter protection or restraint ex parte order; when order may be entered; purpose of order.
Section 12-15-139 Requisites for order; notice and hearing; evidentiary standard; showing of necessity to protect health or safety of child subject to a juvenile court proceeding, best interests of th
Section 12-15-140 Content of order; order may set forth reasonable conditions of behavior for parents, persons responsible for care; enumeration of certain specific requirements which may be included
Section 12-15-141 Emergency ex parte orders authorized upon showing of verified evidence of abuse or neglect; evidence required; hearing required within 72 hours of issuance of order.
Section 12-15-142 Modification, extension, or termination of order after notice and hearing for person subject thereto; findings required concerning best interests of the child subject to a juvenile c
Section 12-15-143 Violations of orders punished as contempt; willful conduct rendering violator responsible for court costs and attorney fees.
Section 12-15-144 Construction of sections; sections to be read in pari materia with certain other laws.
Section 12-15-30 Original jurisdiction generally - Children.
Section 12-15-31 Original jurisdiction generally - Minors and adults.
Section 12-15-32 Retention and termination of jurisdiction generally.
Section 12-15-33 Transfer of cases to juvenile court from other courts; transfer provisions inapplicable to certain offenders.
Section 12-15-34 Transfer of cases from juvenile court to criminal court.
Section 12-15-34.1 Acts for which minor who has attained age 16 shall be charged, arrested, and tried as adult; removal of person from jurisdiction of juvenile court.
Section 12-15-35 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-36 Transfer of proceedings between juvenile courts within state.
Section 12-15-201 Definitions.
Section 12-15-202 Rights of the child.
Section 12-15-203 Transfer of cases from juvenile court.
Section 12-15-204 Acts for which person who has attained age 16 shall be charged, arrested, and tried as adult; removal of person from jurisdiction of juvenile court.
Section 12-15-205 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-206 Transfer of delinquent and child in need of supervision proceedings between juvenile courts within the state.
Section 12-15-207 Filing of petition and conduct of hearing as to necessity for continuation of detention or shelter care of a child; violation of probation and aftercare.
Section 12-15-208 Facilities to be used for detention or shelter care of children generally; when child may be detained in jail or other facility for detention of adults; notification of juvenile cour
Section 12-15-209 Children to be released when full-time detention or shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure to
Section 12-15-210 Notification to children of right to counsel; appointment of counsel by juvenile court.
Section 12-15-211 Suspension of proceedings and continuation of cases under terms and conditions agreed to by parties.
Section 12-15-212 Conduct of delinquency and child in need of supervision hearings.
Section 12-15-213 Children charged with delinquent acts or alleged to be in need of supervision to be accorded privilege against self-incrimination; admissibility in evidence of extrajudicial statemen
Section 12-15-214 Ordering and preparation of study and written report concerning child; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child prior to hearing on
Section 12-15-215 Disposition of delinquent children or children in need of supervision generally.
Section 12-15-216 Legislative intent.
Section 12-15-217 Notice of delinquent acts.
Section 12-15-218 Order requiring parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian to assist child in complying with terms of probation; penalties; exemptions.
Section 12-15-219 Serious juvenile offenders; disposition; serious juvenile offender review panel; facility and programs.
Section 12-15-220 Orders of disposition not to be deemed convictions, impose civil disabilities, etc.; disposition of child and evidence in hearing not admissible in another court.
Section 12-15-221 Modification, extension or termination of orders of custody or probation generally.
Section 12-15-50 Cases initiated by filing of petitions by intake officers.
Section 12-15-51 Informal adjustment of certain cases prior to filing of petition.
Section 12-15-52 Form, contents, and execution of petitions.
Section 12-15-53 Issuance and service of summonses generally; endorsements upon summonses; waiver of service of summonses.
Section 12-15-54 Manner of service of summons.
Section 12-15-55 Authority of court to make interlocutory or final dispositional orders in cases where parties served by publication.
Section 12-15-56 Taking into custody of children generally.
Section 12-15-57 Issuance of order for taking into custody and bringing before court of child upon failure of parents, etc., to bring child before court upon request.
Section 12-15-58 Release, delivery to detention or shelter care facility, medical facility, etc., of children taken into custody generally.
Section 12-15-59 Authority and criteria for continuation of detention or shelter care of children taken into custody.
Section 12-15-60 Filing of petition and conduct of hearing as to necessity for continuation of detention or shelter care.
Section 12-15-61 Definitions; facilities to be used for detention or shelter care of children generally; when delinquent child, etc., may be detained in jail or other facility for detention of adults;
Section 12-15-62 Child to be released when full-time detention or shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure to conf
Section 12-15-63 Notification of children, parents, guardians, etc., of right to counsel; appointment of counsel by court.
Section 12-15-64 Suspension of proceedings and continuation of cases under terms and conditions agreed to by parties.
Section 12-15-65 Conduct of hearings and disposition of cases generally; special procedure for possible multiple needs child; reasonable efforts.
Section 12-15-66 Children charged with delinquent acts or alleged to be in need of supervision to be accorded privilege against self-incrimination; admissibility in evidence, etc., of extra judicial s
Section 12-15-68 Granting of continuances in cases.
Section 12-15-69 Ordering and preparation of predisposition study and report concerning child, family, etc.; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child
Section 12-15-70 Ordering, conduct and certification of findings of mental and physical examinations of children; proceedings as to minors or children believed to be mentally ill or retarded generally
Section 12-15-71 Disposition of dependent children, delinquent children, multiple needs children, or children in need of supervision generally; evaluative role of children's services facilitation
Section 12-15-71.1 Serious juvenile offenders; disposition; serious juvenile offender review panel; facility and programs.
Section 12-15-72 Orders of disposition, etc., not to be deemed convictions, impose civil disabilities, etc.; disposition of child and evidence in hearing not admissible in another court.
Section 12-15-73 Issuance of orders restraining conduct of parties to proceedings.
Section 12-15-74 Modification, extension or revocation of orders of custody, probation or protective supervision generally.
Section 12-15-75 Proceedings against children violating terms of probation, aftercare or protective supervision; disposition of such children.
Section 12-15-76 Procedure and dispositions in cases involving minors or adults.
Section 12-15-301 Definitions.
Section 12-15-302 Venue generally.
Section 12-15-303 Transfer of dependency proceedings between juvenile courts within the state.
Section 12-15-304 Appointment by juvenile courts of guardians ad litem.
Section 12-15-305 Right to counsel for petitioners or respondent parents, legal guardians, or legal custodians in dependency proceedings.
Section 12-15-306 Removing a child from the custody of a parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian.
Section 12-15-307 Notice and right to be heard to be given to relatives, preadoptive parents, or foster parents.
Section 12-15-308 Filing of petition and conduct of 72-hour hearing as to necessity for continuation of shelter care of a child.
Section 12-15-309 Alleged dependent child to be released when continued shelter care not required; conditions imposed upon release; amendment of conditions or return of child to custody upon failure t
Section 12-15-310 Conduct of adjudicatory hearings.
Section 12-15-311 Dispositional hearing.
Section 12-15-312 Reasonable efforts in judicial determinations; situations in which reasonable efforts are not required to be made.
Section 12-15-313 Ordering and preparation of report concerning a child and family; ordering, conduct, and certification of findings of physical or mental examination of child prior to hearing on peti
Section 12-15-314 Dispositions for dependent children.
Section 12-15-315 Permanency hearing for Department of Human Resources cases only.
Section 12-15-316 Modification, extension, or termination of orders of custody or protective supervision generally.
Section 12-15-317 Who may file petition.
Section 12-15-318 Service of process.
Section 12-15-319 Grounds for termination of parental rights; factors considered; presumption arising from abandonment.
Section 12-15-320 Dispositions.
Section 12-15-321 Periodic review of efforts to achieve adoption of child in custody of another after parental rights terminated.
Section 12-15-322 Authority of one in custody to place child for adoption or consent to adoption.
Section 12-15-323 Appeals of dependency and termination of parental rights cases.
Section 12-15-324 Applicability.
Section 12-15-90 Authority and procedure.
Section 12-15-401 Definitions.
Section 12-15-402 Authority and procedure.
Section 12-15-403 Review of the petition by the juvenile court.
Section 12-15-404 Service of the petition.
Section 12-15-406 Determination of placement of the minor or child.
Section 12-15-407 Probable cause hearings for temporary confinement of the minor or child.
Section 12-15-408 Conducting hearings to commit the minor or child.
Section 12-15-409 Role of attorney as advocate; designation of facilities.
Section 12-15-410 Evidence in commitment proceedings for minor and child with an intellectual disability.
Section 12-15-411 Discharge of the minor or child from custody of the department.
Section 12-15-412 Retention of jurisdiction.
Section 12-15-413 Combining probable cause and final hearings.
Section 12-15-100 Filing and inspection of records, etc.
Section 12-15-501 Definitions.
Section 12-15-502 Referral of multiple needs child case to county team.
Section 12-15-503 Recommendation by county team; decision by juvenile court of multiple needs child.
Section 12-15-504 Creation of Executive Council of the State Team; membership; duties.
Section 12-15-505 State Team established; membership; term; duties; hiring authority.
Section 12-15-506 County teams established; appointments; meetings; duties.
Section 12-15-507 Reimbursement available for team member expenses.
Section 12-15-508 State Multiple Needs Children Fund established; use; limitations; accounting system to be maintained; provisions for yearly audit.
Section 12-15-509 Executive Council to adopt allocation guidelines; granting role of State Team; eligible recipients; prerequisites to maintaining funding; penalty for noncompliance; reporting require
Section 12-15-601 Appeals from judgments and orders of juvenile courts.
Section 12-15-151 Requisites for order; notice and hearing; evidentiary standard; showing of necessity to protect health or safety of child, child's best interest.
Section 12-15-150 Power of courts exercising juvenile jurisdiction to enter protection or restraint order; when order may be entered; purpose of order.
Section 12-15-152 Content of order; order may set forth reasonable conditions of behavior for parents, persons responsible for care, etc.; enumeration of certain specific requirements which may be inc
Section 12-15-153 Emergency ex parte orders authorized upon showing of verified evidence of abuse or neglect; evidence required; hearing required within 72 hours of issuance of order.
Section 12-15-154 Modification, extension or termination of order after notice and hearing for person subject thereto; findings required concerning child's best interests.
Section 12-15-155 Violations of orders punished as contempt; wilful conduct rendering violator responsible for court costs and attorney fees.
Section 12-15-156 Construction of article; article to be read in pari materia with certain other laws.
Section 12-15-170 Creation of Executive Council of the Alabama Children's Services Facilitation Team; membership; duties.
Section 12-15-171 Children's Services Facilitation Team established; membership; term; duties; hiring authority.
Section 12-15-172 County facilitation teams established; appointments; meetings; duties.
Section 12-15-173 Reimbursement available for team member expenses.
Section 12-15-174 State Multiple Needs Children Fund established; use; limitations; accounting system to be maintained; provisions for yearly audit.
Section 12-15-175 Council to adopt allocation guidelines; granting role of state team; eligible recipients; prerequisites to maintaining funding; penalty for noncompliance; reporting requirement.
Section 12-15-176 Effect of other laws on this article; compulsory school age attendance statute to remain in full force and effect.

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