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Except as otherwise provided by this section, a proceeding under this chapter must be commenced in the county in which the child resides. If deprivation is alleged, the proceeding may be brought in the county in which the child is present when it is commenced, the county in which the child has resided for the majority of the thirty days prior to the date of the alleged deprivation, or the county where the alleged deprivation has occurred. The court shall determine the appropriate venue for a deprivation action based on the best interest of the child.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Dakota Century Code Title 27. Judicial Branch of Government § 27-20.1-04. Venue - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nd/title-27-judicial-branch-of-government/nd-cent-code-sect-27-20-1-04/
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