PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
CHILDREN IN NEED OF SERVICES
169-D:5-b Consent Order.
I. At any time after the filing of the petition and prior to an order of adjudication pursuant to RSA 169-D:14, the court may suspend the proceedings upon its own motion or upon the motion of any party, and continue the case under terms and conditions established by the parties and approved by the court.
II. A consent order shall not be approved unless the department consents and the child and parents, guardian, or custodian are informed of the consequences of the order by the court and the court determines that the child and parents voluntarily and intelligently consent to the terms and conditions of the order.
Source. 1995, 308:76; 310:175, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.