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Mining Recent Dependency Cases for Issues—Spotting the Gold (2023 update)

Considering Mootness in Dependency Cases (11/2023)

Second District Practice Tips for Attorneys New to Litigating Dependency Appeals in the Second District (Ver. 1.0 – 8/2/2023)

Current ICWA Issues in Dependency Cases – SDAP 1/26/2023 webinar
1.  ICWA by Court of Appeal
2. Prejudice Standards Chart
3. CCAP ICWA Case Summaries (June-Dec. 2022)
Recent dependency cases addressing the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and current trends. Webinar materials prepared by CCAP staff attorney Siena Kautz.

Mining Recent Dependency Cases for Issues—Spotting the Gold (2021 update)

Updated: 3/2022: Presentation by CCAP staff attorney Siena Kautz at the 2022 FDAP Annual Training Series – Dependency Breakout Session

Mining Recent Dependency Cases for Issues—Spotting the Gold (2014 update)

Updated: 10/2014: Presentation by Melissa Nappan and Brad Bristow at the 2014 CADC Conference (Sacramento) – Dependency Breakout Session

Everything You Need to Know About Preparing Dependency Briefing

Updated: 02/15/10: Article accompanying CCAP’s presentation for the 2010 CADC Conference (Sacramento) – Dependency Breakout Session

Notes on Presentation by Justice M. Kathleen Butz, Third District Court of Appeal (retired)

Updated: 03/25/06: Presentation to the 2006 CADC Conference (Sacramento) – Dependency Breakout Session

Representing Minors in Dependency Appeals

Updated: 10/01/05: Updated Post-Zeth S. & –Josiah Z. opinions. Check with staff attorney for current procedures.

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

Updated: 2004: Issue spotting for stages from review hearings through the 366.26 hearing. Check with staff attorney for current issues.

Motions to Deem an Appeal a Writ in the Fifth District

How to get results faster for your dependency client

Writ Practice in Dependency Cases

Nov. 2002 CCAP Seminar