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Chapter 27-20

Uniform Juvenile Court Act
Section Section Name
27-20-01 Interpretation
27-20-02 Definitions
27-20-02.1 Presumption of age
27-20-03 Jurisdiction
27-20-04 Concurrent jurisdiction
27-20-05 Juvenile court personnel
27-20-05.1 County juvenile supervisors ‑ Authorization for mill levy
27-20-06 Powers and duties of director of juvenile court
27-20-07 Referees
27-20-08 Commencement of proceedings
27-20-09 Transfer from other courts
27-20-10 Informal adjustment
27-20-11 Venue
27-20-12 Transfer to another juvenile court within the state
27-20-13 Taking into custody
27-20-14 Detention of child ‑ Juvenile drug court exception
27-20-15 Release or delivery to court
27-20-16 Place of detention
27-20-17 Release from detention or shelter care ‑ Hearing ‑ Conditions of release
27-20-18 Subpoena
27-20-19 Petition ‑ Preliminary determination
27-20-20 Petition ‑ Who may prepare and file ‑ Review
27-20-20.1 Petition to terminate parental rights ‑ When brought ‑ Definitions
27-20-21 Contents of petition
27-20-22 Summons
27-20-23 Service of summons
27-20-24 Conduct of hearings
27-20-25 Service by publication ‑ Interlocutory order of disposition
27-20-26 Right to counsel ‑ Exceptions
27-20-27 Other basic rights
27-20-27.1 Orders directed to parents or guardians
27-20-28 Investigation and report
27-20-29 Hearing ‑ Findings ‑ Dismissal
27-20-30 Disposition of deprived child
27-20-30.1 Disposition of child needing continued foster care services
27-20-31 Disposition of delinquent child
27-20-31.1 Delinquent children ‑ Suspension of driving privileges
27-20-31.2 Restitution
27-20-32 Disposition of unruly child
27-20-32.1 Court order required for removal of child
27-20-32.2 Reasonable efforts to prevent removal or to reunify ‑ When required
27-20-32.3 Definitions ‑ Active efforts ‑ When required
27-20-32.4 Twenty‑four seven sobriety program - Participation
27-20-33 Order of adjudication ‑ Noncriminal
27-20-34 Transfer to other courts
27-20-35 Disposition of mentally ill, mentally retarded, alcohol, or drug abusing child
27-20-36 Limitations of time on orders of disposition
27-20-37 Modification or vacation of orders
27-20-38 Rights and duties of legal custodian
27-20-39 Disposition of nonresident child
27-20-40 Disposition of resident child received from another state
27-20-41 Ordering out‑of‑state supervision
27-20-42 Supervision under out‑of‑state order
27-20-43 Powers of out‑of‑state probation officers
27-20-44 Termination of parental rights
27-20-45 Proceeding for termination of parental rights
27-20-46 Effect of order terminating parental rights or appointing a legal guardian
27-20-47 Disposition upon termination of parental rights
27-20-48 Guardian ad litem - Immunity
27-20-48.1 Appointment of legal guardian
27-20-48.2 Powers and duties of guardian of child
27-20-48.3 Termination of appointment of guardian ‑ General
27-20-48.4 Resignation or removal proceedings
27-20-49 Costs and expenses for care of child
27-20-50 Protective order
27-20-51 Inspection of court files and records
27-20-51.1 Disclosure of information needed to apprehend juvenile
27-20-52 Law enforcement and correctional facility records
27-20-52.1 Law enforcement database
27-20-53 Children's fingerprints, photographs
27-20-54 Destruction of juvenile court records
27-20-54.1 Destruction of juvenile records and files ‑ Certain types of records excepted
27-20-55 Contempt powers
27-20-56 Appeals
27-20-57 Rules of court
27-20-58 Uniformity of interpretation
27-20-59 Short title
27-20-60 In‑state placement of juveniles ‑ Exception

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