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The DC Code: § 16-2356 Parties.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

Parties to a proceeding for the termination of the parent and child relationship shall be the child, the parent of the named child, and the agency having the legal custody of the child. The judge may at his or her discretion, name on his or her own motion or in response to a motion for joinder or intervention, join additional parties to a proceeding to terminate the parent and child relationship.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2356. 1973 Ed., § 16-2356. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-22, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-2301. DC CODE § 16-2356 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 23, 1977, D.C. Law 2-22, title IV, § 410, 24 DCR 3341.)