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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED August 17, 2016

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Part 1. Jurisdiction

back to topSec. 817. Support, paternity and child protection



On its own motion and at any time in proceedings under this article, the court may direct the filing of a child protective petition under article ten of this chapter, a support petition under article four, or a paternity petition under article five of this act and consolidate the proceedings.

History: (L.1962, c. 686; formerly § 815; renumbered 817, L.1964, c. 156, § 4; amended L.1978, c. 628, § 5.)