Skip to main content
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

Alameda Cty. Soc. Servs. Agency v. S.V., No. A121951

By FindLaw Staff on August 28, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an appeal from a juvenile court's order terminating dependency jurisdiction over Defendant's daughter, the order is affirmed, where: 1) the court properly dismissed dependency jurisdiction and allowed the daughter to remain in her group home; 2) Defendant's challenge to the risk of detriment finding was moot; and 3) reversal and remand to require the juvenile court to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act would be futile because the daughter had reached the age of majority, and therefore was not an "Indian child" within the meaning of the Act.

Read Alameda Cty. Soc. Servs. Agency v. S.V., No. A121951

Appellate Information

Filed August 27, 2009


Opinion by Judge Siggins


For Appellant:

Judith E. Ganz, Oakland, CA

For Respondent:

Richard E. Winnie, County Counsel, County of Alameda

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard