Case Number: 2021-023116 (Pending Placement)


A maternal grandmother is seeking guardianship of her 1-year-old grandchild. Her petition claims that both parents have consented to the guardianship, but no consent letter was attached. Additionally, the petition accuses natural mother of selling food stamps to buy drugs. At this time, the child is in need of an attorney to represent their rights as a protected person. Next hearing(s): Citation hearing on August 18, 2021, Department F at 1:30 pm.

Case Number: 2021-025606 (Pending Placement)


The maternal grandparents are petitioning to obtain guardianship of their 6-year-old grandchild. The minor is currently living with the grandparents because the mother is incarcerated for an attack against the grandmother. There are significant abuse allegations made in the petition but no DFS involvement. This child is in need of an attorney to represent his desires and legal rights in this matter. Next Hearing(s): September 18, 2021 in Dept F.

Case Number: 2021-0022683


The maternal grandmother (Petitioner) is petitioning for guardianship of a 15-year-old boy who is currently in juvenile detention, or was recently released on probation, due to an act of physical violence. Petitioner alleges that the adoptive mother is physically, mentally, and psychologically abusive. His adoptive mother consents to guardianship of this teen. Petitioner further alleges his natural mother was deported to Guatemala. The teen was in a temporary guardianship mandated by juvenile court in his case, but it expired on August 8, 2021. Petitioner seeks guardianship of this teen and his two brothers, but the two other boys have different wishes. As a result, this teenager is in need of an attorney to represent his wishes and rights as a protected person. Next hearing(s): Citation Hearing on October 5, 2021 at 9:30.

Case Number: 2021-026963


The maternal grandmother (Petitioner) is petitioning for guardianship of a 17-year-old boy and his 11-year-old brother. Petitioner alleges that the adoptive mother is physically, mentally, and psychologically abusive. Petitioner further alleges their natural mother was deported to Guatemala. Petitioner seeks guardianship of these two boys and their 15-year-old brother, but these two boys have different wishes than the 15-year-old, so need separate representation. As a result, these two brother are in need of an attorney to represent their wishes and rights as a protected persons. Next hearing(s): Citation Hearing on October 5, 2021 at 9:30.