Form DCF-2240 "Motion to Review Permanency Plan/Revoke Commitment/Transfer Guardianship" - Connecticut

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Download Form DCF-2240 "Motion to Review Permanency Plan/Revoke Commitment/Transfer Guardianship" - Connecticut

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Department of Children and Families
MOTION TO REVIEW PERMANENCY PLAN/REVOKE COMMITMENT/TRANSFER GUARDIANSHIP
DCF-2240
11/2012 (Rev.)
Page 1 of 3
TO: THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR JUVENILE MATTERS
Address Of Court:
Juvenile Matters District:
Docket No.
Please Select Address
Name Of Child:
Gender:
Age:
Date Of Birth:
Place Of Birth:
Address Of Child:
Child Resides With:
Name Of Petitioner: Joette Katz, Commissioner, Department Of Children And Families
Committed At (Juvenile Matters District)
Original Date Of Commitment
Child:
Neglected
Uncared For
Name(s) of Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s)
Relationship To Child
Address(es)
MOTION TO:
Review Permanency Plan
Revoke Commitment
Transfer Guardianship
THE PETITIONER RESPECTFULLY REPRESENTS TO THE COURT THAT:
1.
Said Child is under the age of 18 years and resides with the person(s) and at the address specified above.
2.
Said Child is was first placed in the care and custody of the Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families on
_____________________ pursuant to:
a voluntary placement agreement OR
a removal pursuant to C.G.S. § 17a-101g (96 hour hold) OR
an order issues by a court of competent jurisdiction
3.
Said child was committed to the custody of the Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families on
_____________________ by the Superior Court for Juvenile Matters for the District shown above.
4.
On _____________________, the court found that further efforts toward reunification are no longer required with
Mother
Father
Other
5.
The following permanency plan goal is in the best interests of the above named child:
Reunification of the child with the parent(s) or guardian(s) with
Transfer of guardianship to:
Transfer of permanent legal guardianship to:
Long term foster care with
, a licensed relative
Termination of parental rights and adoption
Photo list the child within 30 days of approval or termination and adoption plan OR
Another planned permanent living arrangement, specifically, due to the compelling reasons documented in
the attached study and because none of the above-stated goals is in the best interests of the child
Independent living program
Long term foster care with
OR
Other
TESTIMONY MAY BE REQUIRED. ORAL ARGUMENT REQUESTED.
Department of Children and Families
MOTION TO REVIEW PERMANENCY PLAN/REVOKE COMMITMENT/TRANSFER GUARDIANSHIP
DCF-2240
11/2012 (Rev.)
Page 1 of 3
TO: THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR JUVENILE MATTERS
Address Of Court:
Juvenile Matters District:
Docket No.
Please Select Address
Name Of Child:
Gender:
Age:
Date Of Birth:
Place Of Birth:
Address Of Child:
Child Resides With:
Name Of Petitioner: Joette Katz, Commissioner, Department Of Children And Families
Committed At (Juvenile Matters District)
Original Date Of Commitment
Child:
Neglected
Uncared For
Name(s) of Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s)
Relationship To Child
Address(es)
MOTION TO:
Review Permanency Plan
Revoke Commitment
Transfer Guardianship
THE PETITIONER RESPECTFULLY REPRESENTS TO THE COURT THAT:
1.
Said Child is under the age of 18 years and resides with the person(s) and at the address specified above.
2.
Said Child is was first placed in the care and custody of the Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families on
_____________________ pursuant to:
a voluntary placement agreement OR
a removal pursuant to C.G.S. § 17a-101g (96 hour hold) OR
an order issues by a court of competent jurisdiction
3.
Said child was committed to the custody of the Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families on
_____________________ by the Superior Court for Juvenile Matters for the District shown above.
4.
On _____________________, the court found that further efforts toward reunification are no longer required with
Mother
Father
Other
5.
The following permanency plan goal is in the best interests of the above named child:
Reunification of the child with the parent(s) or guardian(s) with
Transfer of guardianship to:
Transfer of permanent legal guardianship to:
Long term foster care with
, a licensed relative
Termination of parental rights and adoption
Photo list the child within 30 days of approval or termination and adoption plan OR
Another planned permanent living arrangement, specifically, due to the compelling reasons documented in
the attached study and because none of the above-stated goals is in the best interests of the child
Independent living program
Long term foster care with
OR
Other
TESTIMONY MAY BE REQUIRED. ORAL ARGUMENT REQUESTED.
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6.
DCF has made reasonable efforts to achieve the most recently approved permanency plan
7.
A cause for commitment no longer exists and revocation of the commitment is in the best interests of the child
BASED ON THE FOREGOING, THE PETITIONER MOVES THAT THE COURT:
1.
Review and approve the above permanency plan goal which is in the bests interests of the child for the reasons identified in the
Social Study attached hereto and made a part hereof, and the (if checked):
the child be placed on the photo list within 30 days of approval of the permanency plan of adoption
that reasonable efforts to reunify are not required because the approved permanency plan is one other than reunification
2.
Revoke the commitment of the child and restore guardianship and custody of said child to the parent / legal guardian of the
child for the reasons identified in the Social Study attached hereto and made a part hereof,
subject to an Order of Protective Supervision for a period of
months.
OR
Reopen and modify the commitment of the child and transfer guardianship to
who is/are suitable and worthy caretaker(s) for the reasons identified in the Social Study attached hereto and made a part
hereof,
subject to an Order of Protective Supervision for a period of
Months.
3.
Approve the Specific Steps attached hereto and made a part hereof
4.
Find that the Department has made reasonable efforts to achieve the most recently approved permanency plan.
WHEREFORE, the petitioner respectfully requests the foregoing motion(s) be granted.
The Petitioner
Joette Katz
Commissioner
Department of Children and Families
George Jepsen
Attorney General
State of Connecticut
By:
Assistant Attorney General
Juris#
Office of the Attorney General
Mackenzie Hall
110 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2294
Telephone: 860-808-5480
Facsimile: 860-808-5590
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CERTIFICATION
I hereby certify that on
a copy of the foregoing motion was mailed, postage prepaid, to all
counsel and/or parties of record as follows:
Please Select Type: Counsel, GAL or Both
Address:
City:
State
Zip
Telephone:
Fax:
Please Select Type: Counsel, GAL or Both
Address:
City:
State
Zip
Telephone:
Fax:
Please Select Type: Counsel, GAL or Both
Address:
City:
State
Zip
Telephone:
Fax:
Please Select Type: Counsel, GAL or Both
Address:
City:
State
Zip
Telephone:
Fax:
Pro se Party:
Address:
City:
State
Zip
Telephone:
Fax:
Pro se Party:
Address:
City:
State
Zip
Telephone:
Fax:
Pro se Party:
Address:
City:
State
Zip
Telephone:
Fax:
By:
Commissioner of the Superior Court
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