Section 12-15-138

Power of juvenile courts to enter protection or restraint ex parte order; when order may be entered; purpose of order.

The juvenile court, at any time after a dependency petition has been filed, or on an emergency basis, may enter an order of protection or restraint to protect the health or safety of a child subject to the proceeding.

(Acts 1991, No. 91-661, p. 1265, §1; §12-15-150; amended and renumbered by Act 2008-277, p. 441, §9.)