Dependency Legal News Vol. 16, No. 7

Read our latest dependency legal newsletter. In this issue, we review new dependency case law including In re Samantha H., In re M.W., and In re J.M.

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Dependency Legal News Vol. 16, No. 6

Read our latest dependency legal newsletter. In this issue, we review new dependency case law including  In re K.T., In re D.B., In re E.E., and In re B.P.

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Dependency Legal News Vol. 16, No. 5

Read our latest dependency legal newsletter. Our newsletter is issued by the Children’s Law Center of California on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month . Written by: Stacie Hendrix (SH), Nancy Sariñana (NS), Margaret Lee (ML), Kristin Hallak (KH).  NEW DEPENDENCY CASELAW UCCJEA; ICWA—Inquiry and NoticeIn re Austin J.—published 4/15/20; Second Dist., Div. One Docket…

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Dependency Legal News

Vol. 16, No. 4: April 14, 2020   Written by: Stacie Hendrix (SH), Nancy Sariñana (NS), Margaret Lee (ML), Kristin Hallak (KH).         NEW DEPENDENCY CASELAW  De Facto Parent Status—Rule 5.502(10); WIC 387—Rule 5.565 In re Justin O.—published 3/2/20; Second Dist., Div. One Docket No. B287406; (2020) 45 Cal.App.5th 1006 Link to case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/B287406.PDF WHEN THE COURT CONSIDERS A DE FACTO…

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Dependency Legal News: 2019 Year in Review

February 27, 2020 Written by: Stacie Hendrix (SH), Nancy Sariñana (NS), Margaret Lee (ML), Kristin Hallak (KH). ATTORNEYS FEES In re Nicole S. (2019) 39 Cal.App.5th 91—Attorney fees are not recoverable in a dependency proceeding. The juvenile court did not err in concluding that section 1021.5 does not apply in juvenile dependency cases because section…

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Dependency Legal News

Vol. 16, No. 3: February 25, 2020 Written by: Stacie Hendrix (SH), Nancy Sariñana (NS), Margaret Lee (ML), Kristin Hallak (KH).       NEW DEPENDENCY CASELAW  Notice – Incarcerated Parents; Right to Counsel In re A.J. – filed 12/24/2019; Cert. for Publ. 1/23/2020; Second Dist., Div. Five Docket No. B297762 Link to case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/B297762.PDF AN INCARCERATED PARENT’S LACK OF PROPER NOTICE FOR…

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Dependency Legal News

Vol. 16, No. 2 January 28, 2020 Written by: Stacie Hendrix (SH), Nancy Sariñana (NS), Margaret Lee (ML), Kristin Hallak (KH).       NEW DEPENDENCY CASELAW  Special Immigrant Juvenile Findings (SIJ findings) O.C. v. Superior Court—filed 12/23/19; mod. and cert. for publ. 1/8/20; Fourth Dist., Div. Three Docket No. G058416 Link to case: https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/G058416.PDF TRIAL COURTS MUST MAKE SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILE FINDINGS…

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