California Supreme Court Watch

Jan 19, 2022
Michael G. v. Superior Court, S271809.

#22-12 Michael G. v. Superior Court, S271809. (G060407; 69 Cal.App.5th 1133; Orange County Superior Court; 19DP1381.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order in a juvenile dependency proceeding. This case presents the following issue: Are juvenile courts required to extend reunification efforts beyond the 18-month review when families have been denied adequate reunification services in the preceding review period?

Review granted: 1/19/2022

Opening brief on the merits filed: 3/11/2022

Answer brief on the merits filed: 4/21/2022

Reply brief filed (case fully briefed): 5/11/2022

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.