Local Juvenile Court Rule 4.1 INVOKING JURISDICTION OF JUVENILE COURT (A) Generally. Juvenile Court jurisdiction is invoked over a proceeding to terminate a parent-child relationship by filing a petition. (B) New and Separate Cause Number. All petitions to terminate a parent-child relationship filed with the court shall be assigned a new and separate cause number, and the court clerk shall open a file separate from any dependency file. [Adopted effective April 1, 1988, Amended effective September 1, 2006]
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