Case Number: 2023-013590 (Urgent)


A sibling group of a 5-year-old girl, a 4-year-old boy, and a 1-year-old boy were removed by DFS and are currently in the protective care of the Department due to physical risk and inadequate supervision by the parents. The mother was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, and child abuse. The father of the newborn was arrested for a warrant and child abuse and neglect. The father of the two older children was recently released from prison and cannot take custody of his minor children. At this time, these children need an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, and visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Permanency Planning Hearing on 6/6/2024 at 3;30 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2023-013593 (Urgent)


A group of three siblings, a 15-year-old girl, a 13-year old boy, and an 8-year-old boy, were removed from their home and came into DFS custody due to allegations of sexual abuse, physical abuse and domestic violence. This case also involves their 16-year-old sibling, who is represented by another attorney. At this time, these three children are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Permanency Planning Hearing on 9/18/2024 at 10:45 am in Courtroom 11.

 

 

Case Number: 2023-013185 (Urgent)


Two boy siblings ages, 2-year old and 8-month old were removed by DFS due to ongoing domestic violence instigated by the father against the mother. There have been multiple calls to law enforcement and the Department with regards to father’s violent outbursts toward mother in the presence of the children. DFS has intervened, and once the case resolves, the mother allows the father back into the home and the cycle continues. The children are placed with a maternal aunt at the moment. At this time, these children are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Permanency Planning Hearing on 10/01/2024 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2023-015490


Two sibling girls ages 4-year old and 3-year old were removed from the home and are now in the protective custody of DFS due to parental drug use, improper supervision and lack of resources. At this time, these two minor girls are in need of an attorney to represent their wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 6/4/2024 at 3:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 12/3/2024 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-001026


A 17-year old girl was removed by DFS due to inadequate supervision because the parents were being arrested after a search warrant was conducted and methamphetamines and weapons were found. The parents rights were terminated in November 2022. However, mother appealed the decision to terminate her parental rights.  At this time, this young girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place.  There are five siblings on this case who have a separate attorney. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/31/2024 at 2:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/29/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

 

Case Number: 2024-001028


A 13-year-old boy was removed by DFS due to his parents’ inadequate supervision and drug use. The parents’ right were terminated in November 2022. However, the mother appealed the decision to terminate her parental rights.  As of today, this minor client wants his mother’s rights reinstated. His siblings have different wishes and are represented by other attorneys. At this time, this young boy needs an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, and visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. There are five siblings on this case who are represented by a separate attorney. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/31/2024 at 2:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/29/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2024-001031


Three siblings, 12-year old boy, 8-year old girl  and 3-year old girl came into the custody of DFS due to inadequate supervision because the parents were being arrested after a search warrant was conducted and methamphetamines and weapons were found. The parents right were terminated in November 2022. However, mother appealed the decision to terminate her parental rights. All the other children have different opinions and wants on the matter.  There are four siblings on this case who have a separate attorney. At this time, these sibling are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place.  Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/31/2024 at 2:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/29/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2024-001033 (Pending Placement)


A 1-year old infant boy was removed by DFS due to inadequate supervision because the parents were being arrested after a search warrant was conducted and methamphetamines and weapons were found. The parents right were terminated in November 2022. However, the mother appealed the decision to terminate her parental rights.  As of today, the parental rights for this infant are still intact. There is a termination of parental rights trial scheduled to begin on February 26, 2024. At this time, this infant boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place.  There are five siblings on this case who have a separate attorney. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/31/2024 at 2:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/29/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2020-002866


Two girl siblings, ages 11 and 5, were removed from the custody of their parents due to parental drug use, domestic violence, and lack of resources.  The two girls have two younger siblings who are represented by another attorney.  At this time, these two girls need an attorney to represent their wishes and legal rights as to permanency, placement, and visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place.  Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/2/2024 at 2:30 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 12/3/2024 at 3:30 pm in Courtroom 7.

Case Number: 2024-000780


An infant baby boy came into the custody of DFS due to allegations of physical risk, homelessness and parental drug use. This infant boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/11/2024 at 3:00 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2024-000214


Two siblings, ages 4 and 1, were removed by DFS due to parental substance use and mental health issues. At this time, these two siblings are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Status Check on 6/25/2024 at 10:00 am; Permanency Planning Hearing on 10/21/2024 at 1:30 pm and Review Hearing on 4/22/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 10.

Case Number: 2024-000852


A one-year old boy came into DFS custody due to being born drug exposed. Both minor and the mother tested positive for drugs at time of birth.  At this time, this infant boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/18/2024 at 3:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/23/2025 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2024-002522


Two sibling boys ages, 13-year old and 10-year old were removed by DFS and came into the custody of the Department due to neglect, parental domestic violence and drug use. At this time, these two boys are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 6/25/2024 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-001288


Two sibling boys ages, 7-year old and 6-year old came into the custody of DFS due to the drug overdose and hospitalization of the mother, lack of resources to provide for the minor children and neglect. At this time, these two young boys are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/30/2024 at 2:30 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/28/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2024-001535


A 1-year old girl was removed from her home and is in the custody of DFS due to parental domestic violence, parental drug use and mental health and physical abuse and neglect to minor. At this time, this infant girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 8/8/2024 at 3:30 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/6/2025 at 3:00 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2024-002289


An 11-year old girl was removed from her home and is in the custody of DFS due to father’s drug us, lack of resources and threat of harm. At this time, this young girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Haring on 8/21/2024 at 2:30 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/19/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2024-002846


A newborn baby boy came was removed by DFS after he was born drug exposed. There is also evidence that there is parental domestic violence. At this time, this newborn baby boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 8/20/2024 at 2:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/18/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 10.

Case Number: 2024-001952


A newborn baby boy was removed by DFS due to mother’s extensive mental health issues and the father’s lack of protective capacity. The family has prior history with the department and other minor children have been removed from their care. At this time, this newborn baby boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 5/28/2024 at 10:00 am and Permanency Planning Hearing on 11/7/2024 at 3:00 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2024-002699


A 5-year old boy came into the custody of DFS due to parental drug use, parental abandonment, lack of resources and neglect to care for this special need child. At this time, this minor boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Disposition Hearing on 5/28/2024 at 1:30 pm; Review Hearing on 8/27/2024 at 2:30 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/25/2025 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2024-003287


Two siblings, 17-year old girl and 16-year old boy came into the custody of DFS due to their legal guardians being deceased. The Department has been unable to locate the biological parents to be explored for placement. At this time, these two siblings are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Permanency Planning Hearing on 8/13/2024 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2024-003392


Two siblings, ages 7-years old and 4-years old who were removed from their home and came into DFS custody due to parental mental health issues, parental drug use and improper supervision. At this time, these two boys are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Calendar Call on 5/21/2024 at 10:30 am; Adjudicatory Trial on 6/7/2024 at 1:30 pm; Review Hearing on 7/30/2024 at 2:15 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/21/2025 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-003432


A 13-year old boy was removed from his home and came into DFS custody due to physical abuse, neglect, and lack of protective capacity. At this time, this teen is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Status Check on Guardianship on 5/8/2024 at 2:15 pm; Calendar Call on 5/29/2024 at 10:15 am; Adjudicatory Trial on 6/13/2024 at 9:30 am; Review Hearing on 7/31/2024 at 10:45 am and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/29/2025 at 10:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-003517


A 10-year old boy came into the custody of DFS after his mother refused to take physical custody of minor indicating she was not mentally or financially stable. The father was unable to discharge responsibility of minor due to being incarcerated in another state. At this time, this boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 6/25/2024 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-002485


A 10-year old girl was removed from her home and came into the custody of DFS due to allegations of inadequate shelter, basic utilities such as running water and electricity were lacking in the home. There are also allegations of inadequate supervision, parental drug use and mental health issues. At this time, this young girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 8/6/2024 at 3:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/4/2024 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-003685


A 1-year old infant girl was removed from her home and came into the custody of DFS after allegations of neglect, threat of harm, parental mental health and domestic violence were reported to the Department. At this time, this infant girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Disposition Hearing on 5/30/2024 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 12. 

Case Number: 2024-003792


A 9-year old boy came into the custody of Family Services due to parental drug use, parental failure to protect from domestic violence, improper supervision and lack of resources. At this time, this minor boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 7/24/2024 at 2:00 pm and Permanency Placement Hearing on 1/22/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2024-003513


Two boy siblings ages 2-years old and 9-months old were removed from their home and came into the custody of Family Services due to parental domestic violence, failure to protect from domestic violence, lack of resources and environmental danger. At this time, these two infant boys are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in need. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 9/5/2024 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2024-004615


An 11-month old infant girl came was removed from her home and came into the custody of DFS due to parental domestic violence and physical abuse and neglect. At this time, this infant girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Disposition Hearing on 5/14/2024 at 11:00 am in Courtroom 10.

Case Number: 2024-004241


Two siblings, ages 8-years old and 4-years old came into the custody of DFS after their mother was arrested and the children were left with caregivers who were unable to meet their needs. At this time, these two siblings are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Disposition Hearing on 5/29/2024 at 11:00 am in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2022-015472


Group of boy siblings ages 15, 8, and 5 years old came into DFS custody over concerns of the parent’s physical abuse of their step-siblings. The step-siblings are the biological children of father on this case and they are the main victims on the case, however, all children were removed. At this, these boys are in need of an attorney to represent their wishes and legal rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Permanency Planning Hearing on 9/25/2024 at 10:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2022-018399 (Urgent)


Twin boys, ages 15- year came into DFS custody along with their girl sibling, who has a separate case, due to physical abuse, parental drug use and parental mental health. It was reported by the family that the mother has a history of prescription drug abuse and is currently abusing alcohol. During the last incident, mother became extremely intoxicated getting into an argument with her sister. After the argument, she wanted to leave the home with her youngest daughter. Her twin sons tried reasoning with her, and mother became violent, pushing them out of the way, punching a hole in the drywall and breaking bottles, all while the children were present. Police arrived and she was arrested. The mother experiences symptoms of untreated/undiagnosed mental health conditions, which are inadequately treated and impair her ability to care for the children. The father is reported deceased. The Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 6/18/2024 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-001980


A newborn baby girl came into the custody of DFS due to her mother testing positive for amphetamines and marijuana at the time of delivery. There are also allegations of impending dangers present and the parent’s history of domestic violence. The parents also lack resources to provide for the minor’s basics needs. At this time, this baby girl is in need of an attorney to represent her wishes and legal rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Adjudicatory Trial on 5/23/2024 at 11:00 am; Review Hearing on 8/13/2024 at 2:30 am; Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/11/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2024-003464


A 7-year old girl came into the custody of DFS along with her two older siblings, who have a separate case due to allegations of physical abuse, sexual abuse and mother’s lack of protective capacity to protect the minor from the ongoing abuse. At this time, this minor girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Status Check for California Guardianship on 5/8/2024 at 2:15 pm; Calendar Call on 5/29/2024 at 10:15 am; Adjudicatory Trial on 6/13/2024 at 9:30 am; Review Hearing on 7/31/2024 at 10:45 am; and Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/29/2025 at 10:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-004842


A group of four siblings, ages 7-year old, 5-year old, 4-year old and 1-year old were removed from their home and came into the custody of DFS along with their three older siblings, who have a separate case. The minor children were removed due to disclosures of ongoing domestic violence to school personnel by one of the minors. The minor reported that they have suffered extensive corporal punishment by their father. The family has extensive history with CPS and other ongoing cases. At this time, these young children are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and needs as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Status Check Hearing t to address goals for children and status of CAP counsel on 6/26/2024 at 1:30 pm; Permanency Planning Hearing on 10/21/2024 at 1:30 pm and Review Hearing on 4/21/2025 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 10.

Case Number: 2024-004873


An 11-year old girl was removed from her home and came into the custody of DFS along with her older sibling, who has a separate case. The family came to the attention of the Department due to allegations of inadequate supervision and safety threats . The mother struggles with addiction and is unable to care for minor. At this time, this minor girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Plea Hearing on 5/2/2024 at 9:45 am; Disposition Hearing on 5/21/2024 at 1:30 pm; Calendar Call on 6/25/2024 at 10:30 am and Adjudicatory Trial on 7/11/2024 at 9:30 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-001628


A 4-month old baby girl was removed from her home and came into the custody of DFS due to concerns regarding parent’s ability to provide for minor. Both parents reported to be homeless and there are also reports of domestic violence between them. The mother has also been diagnosed with pervasive development disorder. At this time, this baby girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal rights and wishes as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 8/13/2024 at 3:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/11/2025 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 10.

Case Number: 2024-005322 (Urgent)


An 11-year old girl was removed from her home along with her two siblings, who have a separate case on February 2024 and are now in the custody of DFS. The family came to the attention of the Department due to allegations of lack of resources, improper supervision and neglect by the parents. At this time, this girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Plea Hearing on 5/21/2024 at 9:45 am; Review Hearing on 8/13/2024 at 3:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/11/2025 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-005323 (Urgent)


A 9-year old girl was removed from her home along with her two siblings, who have a separate case on February 2024, and are now in the custody of DFS. The family came to the attention of the Department due to allegations of lack of resources, improper supervision and neglect by the parents. At this time, this girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Plea Hearing on 5/21/2024 at 9:45 am; Review Hearing on 8/13/2024 at 3:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/11/2025 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-002955 (Urgent)


A 13-year old boy was removed from his home along with his two sisters, who have a separate case on February 2024, and are now in the custody of DFS. The family came to the attention of the Department due to allegations of lack of resources, improper supervision and neglect by the parents. At this time, this teenage boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Plea Hearing on 5/21/2024 at 9:45 am; Review Hearing on 8/13/2024 at 3:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 2/11/2025 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2024-004023


A 3-month old baby girl came into the custody of DFS after a report was received with allegations of neglect treatment, inadequate supervision to baby girl. Both parents are incarcerated at this time a release date is unknown at this time. Minor is safely placed with family. At this time, this baby girl is in need of an attorney to represent her legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Disposition Hearing on 5/28/2024 at 9:30 am; Review Hearing on 10/22/2024 at 3:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 4/22/2025 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 7.

Case Number: 2022-014698 (Urgent)


A 4-year old girl came into DFS custody after a domestic violence incident between mother and her boyfriend. The mother was admitted into hospital due to injuries sustained during the last altercation. Boyfriend was arrested and has an on-going criminal case. This girl is in need of an attorney to represent her wishes and legal rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Status Check on Progress on 6/11/2024 at 2:00 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 9/10/2024 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 13.

Case Number: 2023-015149 (Urgent)


Two girl siblings, ages 4-year old and 1-year old were removed from their home and came into the custody of DFS due to parental drug use, parental mental health, and improper supervision. There have been reports that the parents have left the minor girls alone and the 4-year old was often seen wondering around alone at day and night times. At this time, these two siblings are in need of an attorney to represent their legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 6/20/2024 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2024-002390


A 5-month infant boy came into the custody of DFS due to parental incarceration. The parents were unable to discharge their responsibilities to and for the infant because they are both in custody. The parents are facing sentencing on an abuse/neglect case that resulted in bodily harm to their older children. At this time, this infant boy is in need of an attorney to represent his legal wishes and rights as to permanency, placement, visitation, and to ensure appropriate services are in place. Next Hearing(s): Review Hearing on 5/28/2024 at 2:15 pm and Permanency Planning Hearing on 12/10/2024 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.