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38-2235. Procedure upon filing of petition. (a) Upon the filing of a petition under this code the court shall proceed by one of the following methods:

(1) The court shall issue summons pursuant to K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 38-2236, and amendments thereto, setting the matter for hearing within 30 days of the date the petition is filed. The summons, with a copy of the petition attached, shall be served pursuant to K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 38-2237, and amendments thereto.

(2) If the child has been taken into protective custody under the provisions of K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 38-2242, and amendments thereto, and a temporary custody hearing is held as required by K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 38-2243, and amendments thereto, a copy of the petition shall be served at the hearing on each party and interested party in attendance and a record of service made a part of the proceedings. The court shall announce the time of the next hearing. Process shall be served on any party or interested party not at the temporary custody hearing pursuant to subsection (a)(1). Upon the written request of the petitioner or the county or district attorney, separate or additional summons shall be issued to any party and interested party.

(b) If the petition requests custody to the secretary, the court shall cause a copy of the petition to be provided to the secretary upon filing.

History: L. 2006, ch. 200, ยง 30; Jan. 1, 2007.

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