California Supreme Court Watch

Nov 29, 2023
In re. L.J., S282333.

#23-243 In re. L.J., S282333. (E080296; nonpublished opinion; San Bernardino County Superior Court; J287021.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order in a juvenile dependency proceeding. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in In re Ja.O., S280572 (#23-153), which 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; briefing deferred: 11/29/2023

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.