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In re Gloria A., B239465

Juvenile court's orders declaring child dependent of court following Mother's incarceration in Mexico are reversed and remanded, where: 1) paternal grandfather has standing to challenge the court's subject matter jurisdiction under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act; and 2) substantial evidence does not support the court's finding of "home state" jurisdiction under the Act.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/31/2013
  • Published 01/31/2013

Judges

  • ROTHSCHILD

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel