California Supreme Court Watch

Feb 14, 2024
In re S.J., S283220.

#24-30 In re S.J., S283220. (E081498; nonpublished opinion; San Bernardino County Superior Court; J268770.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order in a juvenile dependency proceeding.

The court ordered briefing in L.C. and S.J. 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?

Petitioner for review granted; briefing deferred: 2/14/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.