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38-2253. Dispositional hearing; purpose; time. (a) At a dispositional hearing, the court shall receive testimony and other relevant information with regard to the safety and well being of the child and may enter orders regarding:

(1) Case planning which sets forth the responsibilities and timelines necessary to achieve permanency for the child; and

(2) custody of the child.

(b) An order of disposition may be entered at the time of the adjudication if notice has been provided pursuant to K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 38-2254, and amendments thereto, but shall be entered within 30 days following adjudication, unless delayed for good cause shown.

(c) If the dispositional hearing meets the requirements of K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 38-2265, and amendments thereto, the dispositional hearing may serve as a permanency hearing.

History: L. 2006, ch. 200, ยง 48; Jan. 1, 2007.

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