26-8A-28 Notice of order or final decree--Service--Appeal.
Notice of order or final decree--Service--Appeal.
Notice of entry of order of
adjudication or final decree of disposition issued by the court in any action involving an abused or
neglected child shall be served on the child's attorney and the child's guardian ad litem or special
advocate, if any, and on all respondent parents and other respondent parties in any manner authorized
by the rules of civil procedure. The notice of entry may be served by publication in the same manner
as service of the summons in the action as provided in § 26-7A-48. If the notice of entry is served
by publication, the service is completed five days after the date of publication. The time for appeal
commences on the day following the date of completed service of the notice of entry regardless of
the manner in which the notice of entry is served.
Source: SL 1991, ch 217, § 138; SL 2002, ch 131, § 1; SL 2003, ch 150, § 1.