Dependency Legal News Vol. 20, No. 1

Review the most recent legal developments in dependency case law. Our talented in-house Writ Team provides an in-depth analysis on In re N.R.; re L.B.; In re N.R.—published 12/14/23; California Supreme CourtDocket No. S274943; 15 Cal.5th 520Link to case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/S274943.PDF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 300(b)(1)(D) CAN BEPROVEN THROUGH ITS ORDINARY MEANING OF “EXCESSIVE…

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Dependency Legal News Vol. 19, No. 12

Review the most recent legal developments in dependency case law. Our talented in-house Writ Team provides an in-depth analysis on In re K.B.; In re Kayla W; In re K.B.—published 11/3/2023; First Dist., Div. TwoDocket No. A167385 Link to Case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/A167385.PDF [1] IF A CHILD IS REMOVED FROM PARENTAL CUSTODY, THEAGENCY MUST IDENTIFY AND LOCATE…

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Dependency Legal News Vol. 19, No. 11

Review the most recent legal developments in dependency case law. Our talented in-house Writ Team provides an in-depth analysis on In re C.L.; In re R.Q. In re C.L. —published 10/13/2023; Third Dist.Docket No. C097911; 96 Cal.App.5th 377Link to case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/C097911.PDFWHEN A CHILD IS REMOVED PURSUANT TO A SECTION 340PROTECTIVE CUSTODY WARRANT, THE DUTY TO…

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Dependency Legal News Vol. 19, No. 10

Review the most recent legal developments in dependency case law. Our talented in-house Writ Team provides an in-depth analysis on In re V.C; In re Jerry R.; In re Jose C. In re V.C.—published 9/6/23; First Dist., Div. TwoDocket No. A166527; 95 Cal.App.5th 251Link to case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/A166527.PDF[1] THE AGENCY HAS AN INITIAL DUTY OF INQUIRY…

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Dependency Legal News Vol. 19, No. 9

Review the most recent legal developments in dependency case law. Our talented in-house Writ Team provides an in-depth analysis on In re R.F., In re Andres R., In re N.F., In re R.F.—published 8/21/23; Fourth District, Div. TwoDocket No. E079941Link to case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/E079941.PDFA PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENT, OR CAREGIVER WHOQUALIFIES AS A PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENT, MUST…

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Dependency Legal News Vol. 19, No. 8

Review the most recent legal developments in dependency case law. Our talented in-house Writ Team provides an in-depth analysis on In re Damari Y., In re M.D.; In re Delilah D.; In re Jayden M. In re M.D.—filed 07/11/2023; Fourth Appellate Dist., Div. One Docket No. D081568; 93 Cal.App.5th 836Link to Case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/D081568.PDFWHERE A PARENT…

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Dependency Legal News Vol. 19, No. 7

Review the most recent legal developments in dependency case law. Our talented in-house Writ Team provides an in-depth analysis on In re Damari Y., In re H.B.,Haaland v. Brackeen et al., In re D.P., In re Damari Y.—published 6/12/2023; First Dist., Div. TwoDocket No. A166037 AN EVIDENTIARY HEARING ON A PARENT’S SECTION 388 PETITION IS…

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