PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
CHILD PROTECTION ACT
In any hearing under this chapter, the court shall not be bound by the technical rules of evidence and may admit evidence which it considers relevant and material. Evidence of prior founded or unfounded reports of abuse or neglect shall be admissible in proceedings under this chapter in order to establish a relevant pattern or course of conduct.
Source. 1979, 361:2, eff. Aug. 22, 1979. 2017, 156:201, eff. July 1, 2017.