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In re Ethan G., B193907

Order permitting father, who sexually abused child, to return to the family home and designating the non-offending second parent as the monitor, is reversed as the very concept of monitored visitation is fundamentally incompatible with around-the-clock in-home contact that necessarily includes periods when the designated monitor will be unavailable to perform his or her protective function.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/06/2006
  • Published 12/06/2006

Judges

  • PERLUSS, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Raymond G. Fortner, Jr., County Counsel, Larry Cory, Assistant County Counsel, Tracey Dodds, Senior Deputy County Counsel, for Petitioner., Charles L. Lindner, Santa Monica, for Real Party in Interest Maurice G., Robbert J.F. de Klerk for Real Party in Interest David P., Children's Law Center of Los Angeles, Jenny Cheung and Diane Iglesias for Minor Ethan G.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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