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NEUMANN v. MELGAR, A102872

Plaintiff successfully appealed the termination of his parental rights where the trial court did not protect the best interests of the children by failing to 1)consider a report from family court services, 2)interview the oldest of the minor children, and 3)consider whether to appoint independent counsel for the children.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/30/2004
  • Published 07/30/2004

Judges

  • STEVENS, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Lynda M. Burton,M. Stacey Hawver, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, for Plaintiff and Respondent., Kathryn Carey, Carey & Carey, Palo Alto, for Defendant and Appellant.
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