If it appears at the hearing of a child that any person has abused or has aided, induced, caused, encouraged, or contributed to the dependency, neglect, or delinquency of a child or acted in a way tending to cause delinquency in such child, or that a person charged with the care, support, education, or maintenance of any child has failed to support or sufficiently contribute toward the support, education, and maintenance of such child, the juvenile judge may order a complaint filed against such person and proceed to hear and dispose of the case as provided in sections 2151.01 to 2151.54 , inclusive, of the Revised Code.
On the request of the judge, the prosecuting attorney shall prosecute all adults charged with violating such sections.
Cite as R.C. § 2151.44
History. Effective Date: 10-01-1953