Criminal Court Briefing

Jurisdictional Objection to PreTrial NCO-Open Dependency Case

This motion is for criminal defense practitioners preparing for bail hearings occurring at any stage of the criminal proceeding and applies when the child is subject to an open dependency proceeding in juvenile superior court else...


Trauma Caused by Separation from Parents-ABA Memorandum

This website contains this memo and practice tips for lawyers representing parents and children in appellate and trial court child welfare cases, immigration cases, and adult and juvenile court criminal proceedings.  It also cont...


Parent Sentencing Alternative Sentence ( Formerly FOSA)

This brief argues that a defendant pregnant at the time of offense who is a parent at the time of sentencing should be eligible to receive a Parenting Sentencing Alternative, formerly known as FOSA.