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Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-32-16-6

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Sec. 6. (a) Before the expiration of a period of involuntary treatment, the juvenile court shall conduct a review hearing to determine whether further treatment is necessary.

(b) The juvenile court may order an additional term of treatment if it finds at the initial review hearing by clear and convincing evidence that the conditions enumerated in section 5 of this chapter are present and further treatment is necessary.  An additional term of involuntary treatment may not exceed forty-five (45) consecutive days, and the juvenile court must conduct a review hearing before the expiration of the additional term.  The court may order subsequent terms of involuntary treatment if at each review hearing the court makes findings required by this section.

(c) Each order for an additional term of treatment under subsection (b) must be supported by written findings of fact.  The juvenile court shall issue written findings of fact not more than ten (10) days after the review hearing that orders an additional term of involuntary treatment.

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