Ga. Code § 15-11-27

Current through 2023-2024 Legislative Session Chapter 365
Section 15-11-27 - Physical and mental examinations

During the pendency of any proceeding under this chapter, the court may order:

(1) A child to be examined by outside parties or private providers at a suitable place by a physician or psychologist; provided, however, that orders to perform an evaluation shall not be imposed upon any state agency or county government unless such state agency or county government has funds available for such evaluation; and
(2) Medical or surgical treatment of a child suffering from a serious physical condition or illness which, in the opinion of a licensed physician, requires prompt treatment, even if the parent, guardian, or legal custodian has not been given notice of a hearing, is not available, or without good cause informs the court of his or her refusal to consent to the treatment.

OCGA § 15-11-27

Added by 2013 Ga. Laws 127,§ 1-1, eff. 1/1/2014.