Schedule of Hearings
Citation: Alaska Stat.§§ 47.10.080; 47.10.086
If the court determines that reasonable efforts are not required to be provided, the court shall hold a permanency hearing for the child within 30 days after the determination.
Within 12 months after the date a child enters foster care, the court shall hold a permanency hearing. The court shall hold a hearing to review the permanent plan at least annually until successful implementation of the plan. If the plan approved by the court changes after the hearing, the Department of Health and Social Services shall promptly apply to the court for another permanency hearing, and the court shall conduct the hearing within 30 days after application by the
Persons Entitled to Attend Hearings
Citation: Alaska Stat. §§ 47.10.030; 47.10.080
In all cases under this chapter, the child, each parent, the Tribe, foster parent or other out-of-home care provider, guardian, and guardian ad litem of the child, and each grandparent of the child shall be given notice of the proceedings and the possibility of termination of parental rights and responsibilities.
The department shall give advance written notice of all court hearings to a child’s grandparent if:
The grandparent has contacted the department, provided evidence of being the child’s grandparent, requested; notice about the hearings in the child’s case, and provided the department with a current mailing address.
The department is aware that the child has a grandparent and the grandparent’s mailing address is on file.
The department is not required to give advance notice to a grandparent about hearings in a child’s case if the
Has been convicted of a crime in which the child was the victim.
Is prohibited by a court order from having contact with the child
The department, the child, and the child’s parents, guardian, and guardian ad litem are entitled, when good cause is shown, to a permanency hearing on application. If the application is granted, the court shall afford these persons and their counsel reasonable advance notice and hold a permanency hearing where these persons and their counsel shall be
afforded an opportunity to be heard.
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