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SECTION 1015
Venue
Family Court Act (FCT) CHAPTER 686, ARTICLE 10, PART 1
§ 1015. Venue. (a) Proceedings under this article may be originated in
the county in which the child resides or is domiciled at the time of the
filing of the petition or in the county in which the person having
custody of the child resides or is domiciled. For the purposes of this
section, residence shall include a dwelling unit or facility which
provides shelter to homeless persons or families on an emergency or
temporary basis.

(b) If in another proceeding under this act the court directs the
filing of an abuse or neglect petition, the venue provision of the
article under which the other proceeding is brought and the provisions
of part seven of article one shall apply.