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2013 Minnesota Statutes

Chapter 260C. Juvenile Safety and Placement

Chapter Sections
Section Headnote
260C.0001MS 2006 Renumbered 15.001

GENERAL PROVISIONS
260C.001Title, Intent, and Construction
260C.007Definitions

EXPERT ASSISTANCE
260C.050Expert Assistance

JURISDICTION
260C.101Jurisdiction
260C.121Venue

NEWBORN SAFE PLACES
260C.139Give Life a Chance; Safe Place for Newborns

PROCEDURES
260C.141Petition
260C.143Procedure; Habitual Truants, Runaways, Offenders
260C.148Procedure; Domestic Child Abuse
260C.150Diligent Efforts to Identify Parents of a Child; Procedures for Review; Reasonable Efforts
260C.151Summons; Notice
260C.152Service of Summons, Notice
260C.154Failure to Obey Summons or Subpoena; Contempt, Arrest
260C.157Investigation; Physical and Mental Examination
260C.163Hearing
260C.165Certain Out-of-Court Statements Admissible
260C.168Compliance with Indian Child Welfare Act

RECORDS
260C.171Records

DETENTION
260C.175Taking Child into Custody
260C.176Release or Detention
260C.177Parental and Law Enforcement Notification
260C.178Emergency Removal Hearing
260C.181Place of Temporary Custody; Shelter Care Facility
260C.188Children in Custody; Responsibility for Medical Care

DISPOSITION
260C.193Dispositions; General Provisions
260C.201Dispositions; Children in Need of Protection or Services or Neglected and in Foster Care
260C.202Court Review of Foster Care
260C.203Administrative or Court Review of Placements
260C.204Permanency Progress Review for Children in Foster Care for Six Months
260C.205MS 2010 Renumbered 260D.11
260C.206MS 2010 Renumbered 260C.225
260C.207Repealed, 2008 c 361 art 6 s 59
260C.208Information for Child Placement
260C.209Background Checks
260C.212Children in Placement
260C.213MS 2010 Renumbered 260C.223
260C.215Welfare of Children
260C.217MS 2010 Renumbered 260C.139
260C.219Agency Responsibilities for Parents and Children in Placement
260C.221Relative Search
260C.223Concurrent Permanency Planning
260C.225County Responsibility for Transitional Services Plans
260C.227Voluntary Foster Care; Required Court Review
260C.229Voluntary Foster Care for Children over Age 18; Required Court Review

TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
260C.301Termination of Parental Rights
260C.303Venue
260C.307Procedures in Terminating Parental Rights
260C.312Disposition; Parental Rights Not Terminated
260C.317Termination of Parental Rights; Effect
260C.325Guardian
260C.328Change of Guardian; Termination of Guardianship

FAMILY REUNIFICATION
260C.329Reestablishment of the Legal Parent and Child Relationship

COURT PROCEDURE AND COSTS;
CRIMINAL PENALTIES
260C.331Costs of Care
260C.335Civil Jurisdiction over Persons Contributing to Need for Protection or Services; Court Orders
260C.401Repealed, 2000 c 260 s 97
260C.405Violation of an Order for Protection
260C.411New Evidence
260C.415Appeal
260C.421Contempt
260C.425Criminal Jurisdiction for Contributing to Need for Protection or Services
260C.431Repealed, 2008 c 361 art 6 s 59
260C.435Repealed, 2008 c 361 art 6 s 59

COSTS AND PAYMENTS
260C.441Cost, Payment
260C.4411Pre-Northstar Care for Children Foster Care Program
260C.4412Payment for Residential Placements
260C.4413Initial Clothing Allowance
260C.446Distribution of Funds Recovered for Assistance Furnished

FOSTER CARE BENEFITS
260C.451Foster Care Benefits Past Age 18
260C.456Repealed, 2012 c 216 art 6 s 14
260C.501MS 2010 Renumbered 260C.177

PERMANENCY PROCEEDINGS
260C.503Permanency Proceedings
260C.505Petition
260C.507Admit-Deny Hearing
260C.509Trial
260C.511Best Interests of the Child
260C.513Permanency Dispositions When Child Cannot Return Home
260C.515Permanency Disposition Orders
260C.517Findings and Content of Order for Permanency Disposition
260C.519Further Court Hearings
260C.521Court Reviews after Permanency Disposition Order

ADOPTION OF CHILDREN UNDER
GUARDIANSHIP OF COMMISSIONER
260C.601Adoption of Children under Guardianship of Commissioner
260C.603Definitions
260C.605Reasonable Efforts to Finalize an Adoption
260C.607Review of Progress Toward Adoption
260C.609Social and Medical History
260C.611Adoption Study Required
260C.613Social Services Agency As Commissioner's Agent
260C.615Duties of Commissioner
260C.617Sibling Placement
260C.619Communication and Contact Agreements
260C.621Jurisdiction and Venue
260C.623Adoption Petition
260C.625Documents Filed by Social Services Agency
260C.627Notice of Adoption Proceedings
260C.629Finalization Hearing
260C.631Judgment and Decree
260C.633Adoption Denied
260C.635Effect of Adoption
260C.637Access to Original Birth Record Information

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