A father's petition for writ of mandate challenging a juvenile court's denial of his peremptory challenge on the ground that it was untimely pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 170.6(a)(2) is granted as, once the juvenile court terminates jurisdiction over a dependent child, a subsequent case involving the same child and parent is a new matter for purposes of the time limits for filing a 170.6 motion.
Filed January 26, 2010
Opinion by Judge Epstein
For Appellant: Law Offices of Alex Iglesias, Steven D. Shenfeld and Wendy Kingston
For Appellee: N/A