2020 Georgia Code
Title 15 - Courts
Chapter 11 - Juvenile Code
Article 7 - Competency in Delinquency or Child in Need of Services Cases
§ 15-11-650. Purpose of Article

Universal Citation: GA Code § 15-11-650 (2020)

The purpose of this article is:

  1. To set forth procedures for a determination of whether a child is incompetent to proceed; and
  2. To provide a mechanism for the development and implementation of competency remediation services, when appropriate, including treatment, habilitation, support, or supervision services.

(Code 1981, §15-11-650, enacted by Ga. L. 2013, p. 294, § 1-1/HB 242.)

Law reviews.

- For note, "Statutory Reform in the Georgia Juvenile Court System: Juvenile Competency Issues Finally Addressed," see 15 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 879 (1999).

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