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The DC Code: § 16-831.04 Third-party custody orders.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
A custody order entered under this chapter may include any of the following:
1
Sole legal custody to the third party;
2
Sole physical custody to the third party;
3
Joint legal custody between the third party and a parent;
4
Joint physical custody between the third party and a parent; or
5
Any other custody arrangement the court determines is in the best interests of the child.
b
An order granting relief under this chapter shall be in writing and shall recite the findings upon which the order is based.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-353 validated a previously made technical correction in the section designation. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2(b) of Safe and Stable Homes for Children and Youth Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-69, July 9, 2007, 54 DCR 6826). Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-21, see notes following § 16-831.01. For Law 17-353, see notes following § 16-571.01. DC CODE § 16-831.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 20, 2007, D.C. Law 17-21, § 2(b), 54 DCR 6835; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 217(e), 56 DCR 1117.)