Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Georgia

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Statutes

Website for Statutes:

http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/gacode/Default.asp

Citations:

  • Adoption: title 19, chapter 8
  • Child protection: title 19, chapters 7 (§ 19-7-5), 15; title 49, chapter 5 (articles 2, 5, 6, 8)
  • Child welfare: title 15, chapter 11 (articles 1, 3, 4); title 19, chapter 10A; title 49, chapter 5
  • Guardianship: title 15, chapter 11 (article 3, part 13)
  • Youth services: title 15, chapter 11 (article 4A)
  • Indian child welfare: §§ 15-11-100.1; 15-11-260.1; 19-9-43

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

http://rules.sos.state.ga.us 

Notes:

See chapter 290: Department of Human Services, subchapter 290-2.

Website for Agency Policies:

https://odis.dhs.ga.gov/General

Other Resources

Supreme Court of Georgia Rules