2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 48. Children's code.
48.373 Medical authorization.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 48.373 (2017)

48.373  Medical authorization.

(1) The court assigned to exercise jurisdiction under this chapter and ch. 938 may authorize medical services including surgical procedures when needed if the court assigned to exercise jurisdiction under this chapter and ch. 938 determines that reasonable cause exists for the services and that the minor is within the jurisdiction of the court assigned to exercise jurisdiction under this chapter and ch. 938 and consents.

(2) Section 48.375 (7) applies if the medical service authorized under sub. (1) is an abortion.

(3) In a proceeding under s. 48.375 (7), a circuit court exercising jurisdiction under s. 48.16 may not authorize any medical services other than the performance or inducement of an abortion.

History: 1971 c. 105; 1977 c. 354 s. 64; 1977 c. 449; Stats. 1977 s. 48.373; 1991 a. 263; 1993 a. 32; 1995 a. 77.

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