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Mining Recent Dependency Cases for Issues—Spotting the Gold

Updated: 10/2014

Presentation by Melissa Nappan and Brad Bristow at the 2014 CADC Conference (Sacramento) - Dependency Breakout Session

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July 1, 2010 Changes to the Rules of Court - including dependency rules

Updated: 07/01/10

Recommended as your "summer reading," this article outlines notable changes to the Rules of Court effective July 1, 2010, including many rules within the dependency context.

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Everything You Need to Know About Preparing Dependency Briefing

Updated: 02/15/10

Watch the companion MCLE training video under "Dependency" (external link website is for panel attorneys only)

Article accompanying CCAP's presentation for the 2010 CADC Conference (Sacramento) - Dependency Breakout Session

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Notes From Presentation by Justice M. Kathleen Butz, Third District Court of Appeal

Updated: 03/25/06

Presentation to the 2006 CADC Conference (Sacramento) - Dependency Breakout Session

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Representing Minors in Dependency Appeals

Updated: 10/01/05

Updated Post-Zeth S. & -Josiah Z. opinions

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Expectations of Appointed Counsel in Fast Track Appeals

Updated: 11/05/07

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What to do When the Guardian ad Litem Does Not Sign the Notice of Appeal?

Suggestions for fixing a defective notice of appeal

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Issues Arising in Dependency Appeals from Review Hearings and the Selection and Implementation Hearing

Issue spotting for stages from review hearings through the 366.26 hearing

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Issue Spotting in Appeals Through the Setting of the Section 366.26 Hearing

Issue spotting for stages through setting the 366.26 hearing. (2/7/04 Workshop)

Motions to Deem an Appeal a Writ in the Fifth District

How to get results faster for your dependency client

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How to Obtain Habeas Petition Relief in Dependency Cases

July 2003

Doctoring Dependency Defaults

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Writ Practice in Dependency Cases

Nov. 2002 CCAP Seminar

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Mining the Record for Issues

Nov. 2002 CCAP Seminar

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The Indian Child Welfare Act in the California Courts

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