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Pracht-Smith v. California Dep't of Soc. Serv., No. C060992

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By FindLaw Staff on January 22, 2010 12:13 PM

Trial court's denial of plaintiffs' petition to set aside their Ukrainian adoption of a Ukrainian girl is affirmed as Family Code section 9100 applies only to adoptions granted by a California state court, and as such, the trial court correctly found that section 9100 could not be used to  undo the Ukrainian adoption.     

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Appellate Information

Filed January 19, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Sims

Counsel
For Appellant:   Law Offices of Richard G. Fathy and Richard G. Fathy

For Appellee:   Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorney General, Douglas M. Press, Assistant Attorney General, Julie Weng-Gutierrez and Naomi L. Wijewantha, Deputy Attorneys General

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