1. The Laws of New York
  2. Court Acts
  3. Family Court
  4. Article 7: Proceedings Concerning Whether a Person Is In Need of Supervision
  5. Part 7: Compliance With Orders


Section 778 Failure to comply with terms of placement in authorized agency

Family Court (FCT)

If a person is placed in the custody of a suitable institution in accord with section seven hundred fifty-six and leaves the institution without permission of the superintendent or person in charge and without permission of the court, and if, after hearing, the court is satisfied by competent proof that the respondent left the institution without just cause, the court may revoke the order of placement and proceed to make any order that might have been made at the time the order of placement was made, or any order authorized under section seven hundred fifty-six.