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Family Court Act (FCT) CHAPTER 686, ARTICLE 10, PART 1
§ 1011. Purpose. This article is designed to establish procedures to
help protect children from injury or mistreatment and to help safeguard
their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It is designed to
provide a due process of law for determining when the state, through its
family court, may intervene against the wishes of a parent on behalf of
a child so that his needs are properly met.