(2) Determine, without holding a hearing, whether there is a reasonable basis to conduct a competency evaluation;
(3) Hold a hearing to determine whether there is a reasonable basis to conduct a competency evaluation.
(B) If the court holds a hearing, it shall make its determination within ten business days after the conclusion of the hearing. If the court determines that there is a reasonable basis for a competency evaluation or if the prosecuting attorney and the child's attorney agree to an evaluation, the court shall order a competency evaluation and appoint an evaluator.
Cite as R.C. § 2152.53
History. Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.29, HB 86, §1, eff. 9/30/2011.