Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - North Dakota

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Statutes

Website for Statutes:

http://www.legis.nd.gov/general-information/north-dakota-century-code

Citations:

  • Adoption: title 14, chapters 14-15, 14-15.1; title 50, chapter 50-28
  • Child protection: title 50, chapter 50-25.1
  • Child welfare: title 14, chapter 14-13; title 27, chapter 27-20.3; title 50, chapters 50-11, 50-11.3, 50-12
  • Guardianship: title 27, chapter 27-20.1
  • Youth services: title 27, chapter 27-20.3 (§ 27-20.3-16); title 50, chapter 50-06 (§ 50-06-34)
  • Indian child welfare: title 14, chapter 14-14.1 (§ 14-14.1-03); title 27, chapter 27-19

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

http://www.legis.nd.gov/agency-rules/north-dakota-administrative-code

Notes:

See title 75, article 75-03.

See § 70-03-37 for Transition-Aged Youth at Risk.

Website for Agency Policies:

http://www.nd.gov/dhs/policymanuals/home/cfs.htm

Notes:

Manuals for subsidized guardianship and foster care independent living are available at this site.

Other Resources

North Dakota Rules of Court

Tribal codes available online: