2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 32A-3B-11 — Petition; allegations.
32A-3B-11. Petition; allegations.
A. A petition to initiate a proceeding regarding an alleged family in need of court-ordered services shall include the following allegations:
(1) that the child or the family are in need of court-ordered family services;
(2) that the child and the family participated in or refused to participate in a plan for family services and that the department has exhausted appropriate and available services; and
(3) that court intervention is necessary to assist the department in providing necessary services to the child and the family.
B. In addition to the allegations required pursuant to the provisions of Subsection A of this section, a petition that alleges a child's chronic absence from school shall be accompanied by an affidavit filed by a school official, in accordance with the provisions of Section 32-3A-3 [
32A-3A-3] NMSA 1978.
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