California Supreme Court Watch

Oct 11, 2023
In re N.L., S281741.

#23-200 In re N.L., S281741. (E080557; nonpublished opinion; Riverside County Superior Court; SWJ1900380.) 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: 10/11/2023

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.