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      CHC 656     


Art. 656.  Motions for severance

On its own motion, or on the motion of the child, the parent, or the petitioner, if the petition also alleges that the child is a delinquent or that the family is in need of services, the court may, in the interest of justice, order separate adjudication hearings.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 1992, No. 705, §1, eff. July 6, 1992.

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