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In re G.L., No. D054257

By FindLaw Staff on September 10, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019
Judgment declaring plaintiff's minor daughter a dependent of the juvenile court under Welfare and Institutions Code section 300(a) and (b) and removing the minor from parental custody is affirmed where:  1) the Indian Child Welfare Act's (ICWA) notice requirements for an Indian custodian were not violated; 2) to the limited extent the paternal grandmother's rights as the minor's Indian custodian were implicated, any error was harmless; and 3) there was substantial evidence to support the court's finding that good cause existed to deviate from ICWA's statutory placement preferences.     


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Appellate Information

Filed September 9, 2009


Opinion by Judge Irion


For Appellant:  Christy C. Peterson 

For Respondent:  John J. Sansone, County Counsel, John E. Phillips, Chief Deputy County Counsel, Dana C. Shoffner and Lisa M. Maldonado, Deputy County Counsel. 

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