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      CHC 850     


Art. 850.  Summons; child and resident parent

A.  Except as provided in Paragraph B of this Article, when a delinquency petition involves a child whose parent is a resident, the court shall issue a summons commanding that the child, his parents, and such other persons as the court deems proper appear before the court at a designated time and place.

B.  In its discretion the court may decline to issue a summons to appear at any hearing for the parents of any child who is eighteen years of age or older.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §8, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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