Local Juvenile Court Rule 3.8 DEPENDENCY REVIEW HEARING (A) Generally. The status of all children found to be dependent shall be reviewed by the court at least every six (6) months at a hearing where it shall be determined whether court supervision should continue. The court shall receive a written evaluation of matters relevant and material to the need for further court supervision and placement of the child. (B) Sources. A written evaluation may be ordered by the court from the following sources: 1. Department of Social and health Services or related agency; or 2. Any other source that can provide relevant and material information on the issue of the need for further Court supervision and placement of the child. 3. Written responses to the evaluation from the parties will include supporting documentation, if applicable, and will be provided to the court not later than nine (9:00) o'clock a.m. one court day prior a review hearing. (C) Contents. All written evaluations will address the factors listed in RCW 13.34.130. (D) Times. All dependency review hearings shall be set as to date and time in open court at the time of the previous hearing. 1. All ISSP's will be provided to the court and counsel no later than ten (10) working days prior to the review hearing. 2. Addenda to ISSP's or GAL reports may be provided to the court and the parties not later than nine (9:00) o'clock a.m. one court day prior to the hearing. Otherwise, the information must be provided to the court verbally at the hearing. 3. Parties and other respondents shall provide written responses, accompanied by supporting documentation, to all matters contained in the ISSP, GAL reports and filed motions of which they have substantial disagreement not later than nine (9:00) o'clock a.m. one court day prior to the review or disposition hearing. Failure to file a written response will not be considered good cause for a continuance. [Adopted effective April 1, 1988, Amended effective September 1, 2006, September 1, 2012]
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