California Dependency Online Guide
Judicial Council of California

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The California Dependency Online Guide provides assistance to attorneys, judicial officers, and other professionals working in California's child welfare system

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California Law: Find and download the text of California case law; find California statutes, California Rules of Court, the California constitution, and Judicial Council forms.

Conferences and Trainings/MCLE: Find national, statewide, and local dependency-related conferences and training events; download distance learning materials and earn Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit (for attorneys) and continuing judicial education credit (for judicial officers); and access other training materials.

Briefs, Motions, Writs and Orders: Download the text of sample, dependency-related motions, briefs, writs and orders.

Reunification/FM Service Providers: Find agencies and professionals providing family maintenance and reunification services.

Experts: Find expert witnesses.

Publications: Download dependency-related articles, papers, and other publications.

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Links: Find dependency-related Web sites.
About Us
The California Dependency Online Guide (CalDOG) is maintained by the Judicial Council's Center for Families, Children & the Courts (CFCC). CFCC is dedicated to improving the quality of justice and services to meet the diverse needs of children, youth, families, self-represented litigants, and other users of the California courts. CFCC provides courts and court-connected agencies statewide with legal and court services, research,sayang4d, educational and training opportunities, print and electronic publications, and financial assistance.



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