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Section 2151.4117 | Court review of intensive efforts.


(A) At every court hearing regarding a child described in section 2151.4116 of the Revised Code, the court shall determine whether the public children services agency or private child placing agency has continued intensive efforts to identify and engage appropriate and willing kinship caregivers for the child.

(B) At each hearing the court shall:

(1) Review the placement of the child to determine if the child is receiving care in the home of a kinship caregiver;

(2) Review the efforts of the agency since the previous hearing to place the child with a kinship caregiver in accordance with section 2151.33 of the Revised Code, including efforts to utilize search technology to find biological family members for the child;

(3) Review any previous court order issued under section 2151.4118 of the Revised Code to determine if the order should continue based on the child's current placement situation.

Last updated September 15, 2021 at 6:12 PM

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