DCR 3.702 Ex Parte Temporary Custody Orders and Temporary Custody Order Hearings

Ex parte temporary custody orders shall not issue without a verified application establishing probable cause of circumstances warranting the issuance of same in accordance with K.S.A. 38-2242. A temporary custody order hearing (TCO hearing) shall be held in conformance with K.S.A. 38-2243. Except as otherwise ordered by the Court, TCO hearings will be held at 1:30 p.m., except that any TCO hearing held on a Monday shall be at 1:00 p.m. The Court may make its probable cause finding, pursuant to K.S.A. 38-2243(f), based upon a verified application for a child in need of care petition. Parties and Interested Parties have the right to be present and heard at TCO hearings.

Revised: February 17, 2023