In re M.C. (2023)

February 6, 2023

Appealability of detention orders; rights of "alleged fathers" in child removal; Reasonable efforts to avoid removal; When submitting on dependency jurisdiction waives appeal; When considering foster care, agency bears the burden of proving the parents' custody would be detrimental to the child; Caregiver language barriers are not a valid justification for removal; Order for father to undergo substance abuse testing was an abuse of discretion when there was no evidence that father had substance abuse issues

Appeals & Writs
Child Abuse & Protection
Tags: Dependency,

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