PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
CHILDREN IN NEED OF SERVICES
169-D:17-b Presumption in Favor of In-State Placements.
There shall be a presumption that an in-state placement is the least restrictive and most appropriate placement. The court may order an out-of-state placement only upon an express written finding that there is no appropriate in-state placement available.
Source. 1995, 308:81, eff. July 1, 1995.