Filing for Juvenile Dependency


Step 1 of 2:

Introduction and the First Court Papers - Court forms and instructions about filing dependency papers in the juvenile court.

For Step 2 of 2:

Service and Notice of Hearing of the Papers in a Juvenile Dependency case - General information and/or court forms and instructions about serving court papers on required parties in a Juvenile Dependency case.

Other Files You May Want:

Appoint New Guardian in a Dependency Case - Court forms to ask the court to appoint a successor (replacement) guardian in an existing Juvenile Dependency case.

Waiver or Deferral of Court Fees and Costs - Court forms to ask the court to waive or defer fees and costs.

Request the Court to Change Your Address or Name - Court forms and instructions to ask the court to update its records because of a change of your address or name.

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Paula Collins
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