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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January 2024 Newsletter

CLC’s Excellence In Advocacy On TV This Month CLC has been a leader in the fight against human trafficking both locally and statewide for years. Our expertise was on full display during National Human Trafficking Awareness Month this January!   Executive Director, Leslie Heimov, was featured in a guest segment on Spectrum News One SoCal as…

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December 2023 Newsletter

Wishing You A Joyous New Year! While 2023 has been a difficult and divisive year, I am reminded every day that when we join hands we can make sure children are safe, loved, heard and valued.  Here at CLC, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing excellence in advocacy for children and youth impacted by abuse and…

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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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November 2023 Newsletter

Help Us Spread Joy This Season! The holidays are officially here!  While many of us are busy searching for the perfect holiday gifts for the kids in our lives, some children in foster care will go without. Eighteen years ago, after watching countless clients celebrate the holidays without warm clothing or gifts to unwrap, CLC’s…

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