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V.S. v. Allenby, B194798

In an action for benefits beyond an initial-180 day period pursuant to the Aid to Families with Dependent Children-Foster Care (AFDC-FC) program while plaintiffs' great nieces and nephews were in their care, dismissal of plaintiffs' remaining claims as moot is reversed where the trial court should have expanded its ruling to mandate Department of Social Services' (DSS) compliance with the law.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/22/2008
  • Published 12/22/2008


  • WOODS, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • The Alliance for Children's Rights, Laura Streimer and Natasha Frost;  The PublicInterest Law Project, Stephen Ronfeldt and Angela Schwartz, Oakland, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorney General, Douglas M. Press, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Leslie P. McElroy and John Venegas, Deputy Attorneys General, for Defendant and Respondent.
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