[§346-398] Petition; venue. (a) Within thirty days after the voluntary care agreement is signed, the department shall file with the court in the county where the young adult resides a petition invoking the jurisdiction of the court under this part, which shall contain:
(1) The young adult's name, date of birth, and current address;
(2) A statement of facts that supports the eligibility of the young adult for foster care services that includes the following:
(A) The reasonable efforts made to achieve permanency for the young adult; and
(B) The reasons why it is in the best interest of the young adult to extend foster care services; and
(3) A copy of the signed voluntary care agreement.
(b) Upon the filing of the petition, the court shall open a young adult voluntary foster care case for the purpose of determining whether extending foster care services is in the young adult's best interests. The court shall conduct a hearing and make its determination no later than fifteen days after the filing of the petition.
(c) The court shall set a periodic review to be held within one hundred eighty days after the signing of the voluntary care agreement. [L 2013, c 252, pt of §2]