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Latest First District Victories

March 11, 2021

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Panel Attorney: Leslie Barry

In this published opinion, the Court of Appeal stated that due process requires that a parent is entitled to notice of dependency proceedings and the Agency must act with diligence to locate a missing parents. The Court agreed with Ansley v. Superior Court that a parent need not make a separate showing of best interests when raising a notice violation. The Court of Appeal reversed finding father had shown he was entitled to an evidentiary hearing on his section 388 motion.

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April 7, 2021

The California Racial Justice Act Webinar: Understanding and Leveraging this Groundbreaking Legislative Reform on Appeal

In September 2020, Governor Newsom signed the California Racial Justice Act (RJA), a groundbreaking law designed to address rampant racial… more

March 10, 2021

Register for FDAP’s March 25, 2021, Training on Client Relationships and Communication

Looking to refresh and improve your client communication? Seeking ethics MCLE credit? Then join us March 25, 2021, at noon on… more

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