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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_122C > GS_122C-286_1

§122C‑286.1.  Venue of district court hearing when respondent held at a 24‑hourfacility pending hearing.

(a)        In all cases wherethe respondent is held at a 24‑hour facility pending the district courthearing as provided in G.S. 122C‑286, unless the respondent throughcounsel objects to the venue, the hearing shall be held in the county in whichthe facility is located. Upon objection to venue, the hearing shall be held inthe county where the petition was initiated.

(b)        An official of thefacility shall immediately notify the clerk of superior court of the county inwhich the facility is located of a determination to hold the respondent pendinghearing. That clerk shall request transmittal of all documents pertinent to theproceedings from the clerk of superior court where the proceedings wereinitiated. The requesting clerk shall assume all duties set forth in G.S. 122C‑284.The counsel provided for in G.S. 122C‑286(d) shall be appointed inaccordance with rules adopted by the Office of Indigent Defense Services. (1985(Reg. Sess., 1986), c. 863, s. 31; 2000‑144, s. 44.)