CHC 1510     


Art. 1510.  Purpose

The purpose of this Chapter is to protect the health and welfare of children by providing, in addition to any other provisions of law, for juvenile court procedure to govern a voluntary transfer of custody of a child by parents to other responsible adults for the purpose of enabling the child to receive adequate care and treatment.  The provisions of this Chapter are intended to promote mutual understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the parents and custodians and of any terms or conditions which may be set forth by agreement of the parties.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §15, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.