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In re J.K., No. B210150

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By FindLaw Staff on June 18, 2009 4:06 PM

In an appeal from an order terminating Defendant's parental rights in a juvenile dependency proceeding, the order is affirmed, where the court can exercise dependency jurisdiction based on findings of prior instances of serious harm or abuse, and the evidence in the record is sufficient to support a finding of future risk of harm.

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Appellate Information:

APPEAL from an order of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County. Debra Losnick, Juvenile Court Referee. Affirmed.
Opinion filed on May 18, 2009.
Certified for publication June 17, 2009


Before PERLUSS, P.J., WOODS, J., and ZELON, J.
Opinion by WOODS, J.


Nicole Williams, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Raymond G. Fortner, Jr., County Counsel, James M. Owens, Assistant County Counsel, and Judith A. Luby, Principal Deputy County Counsel, for Plaintiff and Respondent.

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