In a writ petition challenging the juvenile court's denial of reunification services to D.F. under Welfare and Institutions Code section 361.5, subdivision (b)(11), the court distinguished subdivision (b)(11) from subdivision (b)(10) and Melissa R. v. Superior Court, 207 Cal. App.4th 816 (2012), to hold that the plain language of (b)(11) allows for the bypass of reunification services when termination of services and removal as to a sibling have occurred outside of California.

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Apr 10, 2018
When the local government distributes property tax bills, the majority of property owners assume that they cannot be challenged. On the contrary, local tax assessors generate property tax assessments,…
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Mar 02, 2018
When it comes to the crime of shoplifting, laws vary by state, with some acknowledging the crime as a misdemeanor, while others label it a felony. In Georgia, however, shoplifting can be classified as…
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Feb 08, 2018
For family members reeling from the sudden loss of a loved one in a traffic-related accident, few words suffice. Even more devastating is when they learn that their loved one’s death could have been prevented.
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Jan 23, 2018
Because driving is considered a privilege in Georgia, a driving record for all residents is maintained through the Department of Driver Services.
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