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SECTION 1023
Procedure for issuance of temporary order
Family Court Act (FCT) CHAPTER 686, ARTICLE 10, PART 2
§ 1023. Procedure for issuance of temporary order. Any person who may
originate a proceeding under this article may apply for, or the court on
its own motion may issue, an order of temporary removal under section
one thousand twenty-two or one thousand twenty-seven or an order for the
provision of services or assistance, including emergency medical or
surgical procedures pursuant to subdivision (c) of section one thousand
twenty-two, or a temporary order of protection pursuant to section ten
hundred twenty-nine. The applicant or, where designated by the court,
any other appropriate person, shall make every reasonable effort, with
due regard for any necessity for immediate protective action, to inform
the parent or other person legally responsible for the child's care of
the intent to apply for the order, of the date and the time that the
application will be made, the address of the court where the application
will be made, of the right of the parent or other person legally
responsible for the child's care to be present at the application and at
any hearing held thereon and, of the right to be represented by counsel,
including procedures for obtaining counsel, if indigent.