In a Mother's petition for extraordinary relief, seeking to reverse a court order denying her further reunification services with respect to her three oldest children and seeking to stay a hearing under Welfare and Institutions Code section 366.26 that had been set on calendar, the petition is denied on the merits and the earlier stay of the hearing under 366.26 is lifted where: 1) although the court used the wrong statue in determining Mother's entitlement to additional reunification efforts, the error was harmless in light of the findings actually made; and 2) the court did not abuse its discretion in denying her further services and in setting a hearing under 366.26.

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Nov 27, 2017
When one person manipulates or generates false ideas or promises in order to obtain another’s property, this is classified as theft by deception. Without question, theft by deception is an intentional…
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Oct 27, 2017
Given that Georgia’s drug crimes are high and its tolerance for drug possession is low, it’s safe to assume that anyone facing drug charges might end up in prison. However, there are multiple factors to…
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Sep 29, 2017
While many fathers hope to be involved in their children’s lives, some continue to assume that they have limited legal rights to do so. In reality, fathers have the right to become custodial parents, to…
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Aug 25, 2017
As a highly contested topic in criminal law, search and seizure, or “stop and search,” relates to encounters between citizens and law enforcement. At any point, if the stop or the search is carried out…
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