S 911. Purpose. This article is designed to implement section thirteen-c, subdivision six, of article six of the constitution by making available an informal conciliation procedure to those whose marriage is in trouble. S 912. Jurisdiction. The family court has original jurisdiction over conciliation proceedings under this article. S 913. Support and family offense proceedings. On its own motion and at any time in a proceeding under this article, the court may direct the filing of a support petition under article four or a family offense petition under article eight of this act. S 914. No effect on marital status. The family court in a proceeding under this article may not issue any order affecting the marital status of the petitioner or of the petitioner's spouse or relieving either of any marital obligation. S 915. Confidentiality of statements. All statements made in proceedings under this article are confidential and shall not be admissible in evidence in any subsequent proceeding or action. Top of Page
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