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Modification andEnforcement of Dispositional Orders; Appeals.

§ 7B‑1000.  Authority tomodify or vacate.

(a)        Upon motion in thecause or petition, and after notice, the court may conduct a review hearing todetermine whether the order of the court is in the best interests of thejuvenile, and the court may modify or vacate the order in light of changes incircumstances or the needs of the juvenile. Notwithstanding the provision ofthis subsection, if a guardian of the person has been appointed for thejuvenile and the court has also made findings in accordance with G.S. 7B‑907that guardianship is the permanent plan for the juvenile, the court shallproceed in accordance with G.S. 7B‑600(b).

(b)        In any case wherethe court finds the juvenile to be abused, neglected, or dependent, thejurisdiction of the court to modify any order or disposition made in the caseshall continue during the minority of the juvenile, until terminated by orderof the court, or until the juvenile is otherwise emancipated. (1979,c. 815, s. 1; 1998‑202, s. 6; 1999‑456, s. 60; 2000‑124, s.3.)