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IN RE HOLLY H., A098418

Jurisdiction should be retained by the juvenile court beyond a dependent's 18th birthday only when there is an existing or reasonably foreseeable threat of harm to the child, and the juvenile court must give substantial deference to the youth's wishes before deciding to retain jurisdiction.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/31/2002
  • Published 12/31/2002


  •  POLLAK, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  •  Janet G. Sherwood, Corte Madera, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for defendant and appellant., Silvano B. Marchesi, County Counsel, Melinda Frey, Deputy County Counsel, for plaintiff and respondent.
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