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Rule 93. Preliminary action by judge

(a) Upon receipt of a complaint, the judge may forthwith or after an investigation by a probation officer or other person proceed to schedule a hearing, or he may dismiss the complaint.

(b) Upon receipt of a preliminary notice, the judge may forthwith or after an investigation by a probation officer or other person:

(1) Direct that a complaint be filed after which he may proceed as in paragraph (a) of this rule; or

(2) Advise the individual or agency filing the preliminary notice that no cause exists for action by the court.--Amended May 28, 1957.

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