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Family Court Act 1044
FCA 1044: Definition of "fact-finding hearing"

Family Court Act 1044
Definition of "fact-finding hearing"

When used in this article, "fact-finding hearing" means a hearing to determine whether the child is an abused or neglected child as defined by this article.

This section of the Family Court Act is provided as part of a free educational service by J. Douglas Barics, attorney at law for reference only. Statutes and codes such as FCA 1044 are frequently amended, and no representation is made that the above version of FCA 1044 is current. Updated statutes and codes may be available at the New York State Legislature Website. No statute should be relied on without understanding controlling case law which may further interpret it. An attorney should be consulted for legal advice.

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