NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CUSTODY/ORDER TO APPEAR
JD-JM-58A Rev. 12-08 C.G.S. § 46b-129(b), P.B. §§ 32a-1(g), 33a-6(e)
STATE OF CONNECTICUT SUPERIOR COURT JUVENILE MATTERS www.jud.ct.gov
Telephone Number Address of Child/Youth Address of Mother Address of Father Address of Legal Guardian Address of Putative Fa her Address(es) of Grandparent(s) or Guardian(s) Docket Number Date of Birth
Address of Court Name of Child/Youth Name of Mother Name of Father Name of Legal Guardian (if any) Name of Putative Father (if any) If Parent(s) is/are Minor(s), Name(s) of Grandparent(s) or Guardian(s)
1. The attached order is based on allegations that conditions in the home or elsewhere endanger the safety and welfare of the child(ren) or youth; 2. A preliminary hearing will be held on (date) at (time) .m.;
3. If you do not come to the hearing, the court may take action against you; 4. At the hearing you will have the opportunity to tell the court your position concerning the alleged facts; 5. You have the right to remain silent; any statement that you make may be introduced into evidence against you; 6. You have the right to be represented by an attorney. If you want an attorney but cannot pay for one, the court will make sure that an attorney is provided to you by the Chief Child Protection Attorney if you prove you cannot pay for one; 7. You may apply for an attorney by going in person to the court address on the attached order and it is recommended that you go as soon as possible so the attorney can prepare for the hearing. If you have any questions about the case or appointment of counsel you should go to the court, or contact the clerk's office or contact the Chief Child Protection Attorney as soon as possible. The court will promptly determine if you are eligible for state-paid representation. If the court determines that you are eligible for an attorney, the court will promptly notify the Chief Child Protection Attorney who will assign an attorney to represent you. 8. No parent who is the subject of a petition shall be compelled to testify if the testimony might tend to incriminate in any criminal proceeding or to establish the validity of the facts alleged in the petition. The Judicial Branch of the State of Connecticut complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, contact the court clerk at the number listed above.