Section 12-15-316

Modification, extension, or termination of orders of custody or protective supervision generally.

An order awarding legal custody or an order of protective supervision made by the juvenile court in the case of a child may be modified, terminated, or extended on motion by any of the following:

(1) A child, whose legal custody has been transferred to a department, institution, agency, or person, requesting the juvenile court for a modification or termination of the order, alleging that the child is no longer dependent or that protective supervision is no longer necessary.

(2) A department, institution, agency, or person vested with legal custody or responsibility for protective supervision, requesting the juvenile court for a modification, an extension, or a termination of the order on the grounds that this action is in the best interests of the child.

(Act 2008-277, p. 441, §18.)