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March 2024 Panel Bulletin

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February 2024 Panel Bulletin

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March 12, 2024


Panel Attorney: Rob McLaughlin

In an appeal from the 18-month review hearing, the Court agrees that the reasonable services finding is not supported by substantial evidence. Father was improperly denied any form of visitation or contact wtih the children after the spring of 2021. The juvenile court’s delegation to the Agency of whether visitation between father and the children would occur was improper.

Recent Opinions & Review Grants

Short summaries of recent published opinions issued by the California Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, and Appellate Divisions – and recent review grants issued by the California Supreme Court – in criminal, juvenile, and civil commitment cases.

Pending Issues & Legislation

Information on pending issues in the California and United States Supreme Courts and on new and pending legislation in the California Legislature.