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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Jul 16, 2019
Georgia laws surrounding legitimation and paternity center on providing ways for fathers to establish legal relationships with their children. This is especially true when a child is born to parents who…
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Jun 27, 2019
Perhaps your loved one was attacked and later died at a hospital. Maybe a close friend was killed in a fatal car crash with a drunk driver. These are just a few examples of a personal injury scenario that…
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May 22, 2019
While there’s never an excuse to cause physical harm to another individual, if you’ve been arrested for spousal abuse, you deserve to know your options and what resources are available to help your case.…
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Apr 11, 2019
Are you purchasing a location for your business? Whether you are new to the game or not, a typical business tenant tries to negotiate with very little legal assistance, though he or she might consult with…
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