July 9, 2013

Juvenile Dependency

Family Law

Los Angeles Dependency

Juvenile dependency is the area of law that seeks to protect children, who may have been abused or neglected by their parents, through court intervention.  If you have questions about Juvenile Dependency or need a Juvenile Dependency attorney contact our office.

Juvenile Custody Case Los Angeles

Often a case commences with an emergency detention from the parents’ custody by a social worker, followed by a detention a hearing no more than 3 court days later. From there, the case will progress to a jurisdiction/disposition hearing; 6-month review hearings; and potentially termination of parental rights. At each stage of the proceedings, a parent or dependent child has the right to contest the social worker’s recommendation and set the matter for trial.

Ms. Fung has represented parents, grandparents, relatives, foster parents and prospective adoptive parents in Hundreds of juvenile dependency matters in Southern California including Los Angeles, San Diego, Torrance, Monterey Park, Century City, Pasadena, Long Beach, Beverly Hills, and many other areas.

How We Can Help
When representing parents in juvenile dependency proceedings, Ms. Fung focuses on helping her clients regain custody of their children as quickly as possible.

Ms. Fung strives to make sure her clients are treated fairly by the social worker. Ms. Fung will ensure that Social Services provide the evidence to support their petition and help her clients avoid unnecessary hurdles to regaining custody of their children.

Ms. Fung also represents grandparents and relatives who wish to gain custody of a child while the child’s parent completes his or her reunification plan; or who wish to provide a permanent plan for a child.

Ms. Fung represents foster parents and prospective adoptive parents who wish to adopt a child placed in their care.  We help when it comes to all areas of your case including providing recommendations, answering your juvenile dependency questions, and handling juvenile dependency forms.

If you are facing any of these situations Call Us so we can begin assisting you with your juvenile dependency matters.  You want to work with an attorney who has experience with the Juvenile Dependency system, and Juvenile Dependency court.

 

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