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An electronic version of California Juvenile Dependency Case Law Updates: 1991-2020.
Find all the case law you need to address a particular issue in one place! Jan Sherwood has been summarizing juvenile dependency case law since 1991, the year California’s current dependency system went into effect. The summaries are now available electronically for you to download for easy access. They are searchable and organized by subject matter (e.g., all section 300(a) cases together; all cases concerning placement and visitation together, etc.) making it easier to find the case law that discusses the issues you are seeking to address. Get your copy now. (Searchable pdf format. 20 Chapters. 1600+ pages. Click here to see table of contents.)
Online Trainings for Attorneys
NEW: Representing the Child in Juvenile Dependency Proceedings
This 2.25 hour course covers the legal and practice standards for attorneys representing children in dependency proceedings as well as the substantive legal issues that may impact the child client. Learn more...
Dependency Update: 2020 Cases and Statutes
This training is for attorneys practicing dependency law who want to keep abreast of new developments in California child welfare law. 2.25 hours MCLE credit. Learn more...
This 8-hour online training covers basic dependency law and procedure for attorneys new to dependency law or those seeking a refresher course. 8 hours MCLE credit. Learn more...
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