Webinar: What Now? D...

Webinar: What Now? Decker Immunity in Child Welfare Cases

This webinar will cover topics such as:

  • An overview of the Court of Appeals, Division One published decision, In Re Dependency of AMS,  454 P.3d 117 (2019) ruling as a matter of first impression that Washington trial courts do not have inherent authority to confer derivative use immunity on a parent in a dependency proceeding over the objection of the local prosecutor;
  • Practice tips for seeking derivative use immunity in light of the ruling;
  • Practice tips for seeking use immunity in light of the ruling;
  • Practice considerations for seeking other protections for parents facing heightened exposure to criminal liability through their participation in child welfare proceedings.

To register, email wda@defensenet.org with “Decker” in the subject line.