Colo. Rev. Stat. § 19-3-212

Colorado Revised Statutes

Title 19. Children's Code

Article 3. Dependency and Neglect

Part 2. General Provisions


§ 19-3-212. Notice of rights and remedies for families


(1) The state department shall prepare, with the assistance of the attorney general, on a standardized written form, a detailed informational notice of rights and remedies for families subject to the provisions of this article.


(2) The notice prepared pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall be supplied to all social service and law enforcement agencies in the state and shall be delivered to all parents and families from whom children are removed under court order or by law enforcement personnel, along with a copy of the court order directing removal of the child or children from the home. In addition to the notification on the court order, the informational notice shall contain a statement as to the cause of the removal of the child or children. The notice shall also contain disclosure of the availability of the conflict resolution process to persons who are the subject of any child abuse or neglect report and to the parents, Indian custodians, guardian, or legal custodian of a child who is the subject of any child abuse or neglect report. The standardized written notice form prepared pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall also include a notification of rights of the parents, Indian custodians, guardians, or legal custodians of Indian children under the federal "Indian Child Welfare Act", 25 U.S.C. sec. 1901, et seq.


(3) The notice prepared pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall be available for public inspection at a review and comment hearing prior to its adoption.


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Added by Laws 1994, S.B.94-205, § 1, eff. June 3, 1994. Amended by Laws 1997, S.B.97-218, § 10, eff. July 1, 1997; Laws 2002, Ch. 217, § 5, eff. May 30, 2002.

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