Domestic Relations

Uniform Law on Paternity

SECTION 15-8-17

§ 15-8-17. Hearings and records – Confidentiality.

Notwithstanding any other law concerning public hearings and records, any hearing or trial held under this chapter shall be held in closed court without admittance of any person other than those necessary to the action of the proceeding. All papers and records, other than the final judgment pertaining to the action or proceeding, whether part of the permanent record of the court or elsewhere, are subject to inspection only upon consent of the court and all interested persons, or in exceptional cases only upon an order of the court for good cause shown.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1979, ch. 185, § 2.)