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In re M.R., A137586

The juvenile court's order of contempt, which ordered the secure confinement of a contemptuous habitual juvenile truant, is annulled, where: 1) title 5 of part 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure, which governs civil contempt proceedings, applies in truancy cases; and 2) the juvenile court in this case did not comply with those statutory procedures.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/30/2013
  • Published 09/30/2013




  • California Court of Appeal


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