CHC 1184     


Art. 1184.  Admission to hearings

All adoption proceedings shall be heard by the judge in chambers, and no one shall be admitted to the hearings except the parties in interest, their attorneys, and officers of the court.  The court, in its discretion, may grant the request of a petitioner to permit others to be present at the hearing.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §12, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.