PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
CHILDREN IN NEED OF SERVICES
169-D:25 Case and Court Records.
I. All case records, defined in RSA 170-G:8-a, relative to children in need of services, shall be confidential and access shall be provided pursuant to RSA 170-G:8-a.
II. The court records of proceedings under this chapter shall be kept in books and files separate from all other court records. Such records shall be withheld from public inspection but shall be open to inspection by juvenile probation and parole officers, a parent, a guardian, a custodian, the relevant county, the minor's attorney and others entrusted with the supervision of the child. Additional access to court records may be granted by court order or upon the written consent of the minor. Once a child in need of services reaches 18 years of age, all court and police records shall be destroyed.
Source. 1979, 361:2. 1987, 402:14. 1993, 266:5; 355:6. 2000, 294:10, eff. July 1, 2000.