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The DC Code: § 16-2385 Parties.

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

Parties to a permanent guardianship proceeding shall be the child, the parents of the named child, the proposed permanent guardian, the agency having the legal custody of the child, and the District of Columbia. The court may, at its discretion, on its own motion, or in response to a motion for joinder or intervention, join additional parties to a guardianship proceeding.

Historical and Statutory

Temporary Addition of Sections For temporary (225 day) addition of subchapter V, "Permanent Guardianship", consisting of §§ 16-2381 to 16-2399., see § 3(b) of the Foster Children's Guardianship Temporary Act of 2000 (D.C. Law 13-208, April 4, 2001, law notification 48 DCR 3239). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 2(b) of the Foster Children's Guardianship Legislative Review Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-490, December 18, 2000, 48 DCR 63). For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 3(c) of Foster Children's Guardianship Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14- 4, February 13, 2001, 48 DCR 2254). Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-273, see notes following § 16-2381. DC CODE § 16-2385 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 4, 2001, D.C. Law 13-273, § 3(b), 48 DCR 1637.)