Local Juvenile Court Rule 5.6 DISPOSITION HEARING (A) Generally. A three (3) month dispositional plan consisting of a written study shall be made. The study shall include all social records and matters relevant to the disposition of the case. (B) Sources. The dispositional plan 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 an appropriate disposition. (C) Form. The study shall address: 1. Which agency or person should have physical custody of the child; 2. Which parental powers should be awarded to such agency or person; 3. Parental visitation; 4. What services have been provided to the family; 5. If additional services are needed and/or available; and 6. Any other information relevant to resolving the family conflict and reuniting the family. (D) Time. All dispositional hearings will be held immediately following the fact-finding hearings or at a continued hearing within fourteen (14) days or longer for good cause shown. [Adopted effective April 1, 1988]
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