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“A ‘clear and convincing’ appellate standard,” Daily Journal (August 4, 2020)

Daily Journal “A ‘clear and convincing’ appellate standard” article by GMSR appellate lawyers Robert Olson and Ted Xanders.

In a recent opinion, the California Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision authored by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, resolved over a century of uncertainty over how appellate courts should review findings made under a “clear and convincing” evidentiary standard.

Ted and Bob filed an amicus brief in Conservatorship of O.B. on behalf of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.