In a juvenile action involving a mother's spanking of her two children with a hand or sandal as a disciplinary measure, the juvenile court's dispositional order under Welfare and Institutions Code section 300 (a), (b), and (j) is reversed where mother's rare spanking of her children, which didn't leave marks or bruises, does not constitute the sort of "serious physical harm" required for the juvenile court to assert jurisdiction under section 300.

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Jun 01, 2021
Medical malpractice covers a broad range of actions or inactions that result in harm to those under the care of medical professionals. Although doctors, nurses and similar practitioners are only human…
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May 03, 2021
The busy roads of Georgia experience serious road accidents in the tens of thousands each year. In many cases, these collisions are the result of careless or distracted driving. However, there are also…
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Apr 05, 2021
Georgia is home to a wealth of talent from across the music, TV and movie industries. If you have something to offer to the world, it makes sense to protect your creative output. All too often, artists…
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Mar 02, 2021
Being involved in any car accident can be a stressful and overwhelming time for anyone, whether you are the at-fault driver, a third party or a passenger.
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