Access to juvenile court records.

Authors: Senator Brent Steele, Senator Joseph Zakas, Senator John Broden

Co-authors: Senator Lonnie Randolph

Sponsors: Representative Gregory Steuerwald

Co-Sponsors: Representative Jud McMillin

Digest

Provides that the law making all records of a juvenile court confidential does not apply to records involving proceedings that pertain to: (1) paternity issues; (2) custody issues; (3) parenting time issues; or (4) child support issues; concerning a child born to parents who are not married to each other. Provides that the law that specifies which persons may have access to juvenile court records without a court order does not apply to records involving proceedings that pertain to: (1) paternity issues; (2) custody issues; (3) parenting time issues; or (4) child support issues; concerning a child born to parents who are not married to each other. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the commission on courts.)