Juvenile Dependency issues: Paternity

In re D.P. – Paternity Here’s an interesting Paternity case from the Fourth District.  The Dependency court did not abuse its discretion in denying a man’s request for paternity testing and in finding that he was merely an alleged father, which under the facts of the case, prevented him from establishing parenthood and from obtaining […]

Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) – FAQ (2 of 2)

How do I get off of the CACI? At the time you received the letter stating that you have been listed on the CACI, you should have also received Notice of your Grievance Rights.  Unless a criminal or dependency court has already found the allegations to be true, you have a right to a grievance […]

Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) – FAQ (1 of 2)

What is the CACI?   The California Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) is a list of names maintained by the California Department of Justice (DOJ) of individuals deemed to have committed “substantiated” child abuse. Is my name on the CACI? You should have received a letter in the mail from your local child welfare agency […]