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Nuts and Bolts of SIJS in California Family Courts

Recorded on: Dec. 19, 2016
Running Time: 01:30:45

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Taken from the Web Program Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T Visas, and Confidentialityrecorded December, 2016 in San Francisco.

Nuts and Bolts of SIJS in California Family Courts [01:30:45]

Pursuing SIJS findings in family courts is a newer practice area, but provides important protection for minors who are able to safely reside with one, but not both parents. These cases are typically brought as parentage actions, dissolution of marriage actions, or custody actions. This panel will address when to pursue a case in family court and will provide the nuts and bolts of filing a petition in California and the process for requesting SIJS findings in family court. It will include important recent developments, including new case law and a pending case at the California Supreme Court as well as new judicial council forms.

Katie Annand, Jenny Horne, Nickole Miller

Presentation Material

  • Nuts and Bolts: SIJS Findings in Family Court PowerPoint Slides
    Katie Annand, Jennifer Horne, Nickole Miller
  • Resource List: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in Family Court
    Katie Annand, Jennifer Horne, Nickole Miller
  • Sample Los Angeles County Parentage Filing (Child v. Parent)
    Nickole Miller
  • Process of Filing a 1P SIJS Parentage Case at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles
    Nickole Miller
  • Sample Points and Authorities Re SIJS in Family Court (One Parent Deceased)
    Jennifer Horne
  • Sample Points and Authorities Re SIJS in Family Court (One Parent Abandoned)
    Jennifer Horne
  • Sample Summons and Petition for Custody and Support (Select Forms)
    Katie Annand
  • Sample Due Diligence Packet for Dispensing with Notice in Parentage Actions
    Katie Annand
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Katie Annand ~ Supervising Attorney, Kids in Need of Defense
Jennifer Horne ~ Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
Nickole Miller ~ Managing Attorney, Immigrant Defenders Law Center
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