California Supreme Court Watch

Jul 26, 2023
In re Ja.O., S280572.

#23-153 In re Ja.O., S280572. (E079651; 91 Cal.App.5th 672; San Bernardino County Superior Court; J291035.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed orders in a juvenile dependency proceeding. This case presents the following issue: Does the duty of a child welfare agency to inquire of extended family members and others about a child’s potential Indian ancestry apply to children who are taken into custody under a protective custody warrant?

Petition for review granted: 7/26/2023

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.