California Supreme Court Watch

Sep 21, 2022
In re Dezi C., S275578.

#22-254 In re Dezi C., S275578. (B317935; 79 Cal.App.5th 769; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 19CCJP08030.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed orders in a juvenile dependency proceeding. This case presents the following issue: What constitutes reversible error when a child welfare agency fails to make the statutorily required inquiry concerning a child’s potential Indian ancestry?

Petition for review granted: 9/21/2022

Case fully briefed: 2/06/2023

Cause argued and submitted: 6/04/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.

See the Petition for Review.

See the Oral Argument.