If you have been taking good care of a child who has been found to be dependent of the adolescent court by The Law Offices of Kyle R. Puro, you may want to be more included in the child’s court case and consider turning into a defacto parent.
condition to be a defacto parent if:
when child is a dependent of the adolescent court.
You have been taking care of the child consistently.
If you have been acting as the child’s parent.
You have addressed the child’s requirements for sustenance, asylum, and attire. You have also addressed the child’s requirements for affection and care.
Rights of defacto parents
If the judge and The Law Offices of Kyle R. Puro discovers you are a defacto parent, you have the accompanying rights:
To be available at dependency procedures .
To be spoken to by a lawyer in The Law Offices of Kyle R. Puro if you employ one, or, at times, the court may appoint a lawyer at no expense to you if the judge feels that is necessary;
To present interview witnesses and evidence; and
To participate as a party in the mien hearing and any hearing after that.
As a defacto parent, you don’t have the privilege to:
Attorney fees. Be that as it may, now and again, the judge may give you an attorney from The Law Offices of Kyle R. Puro, and the court will pay the fees.
Rehearing. You aren’t allowed to ask for another hearing if you don’t agree with the judge’s decision, however you have a privilege to an appeal.
Contact The Law Offices of Kyle R. Puro, an expert family law firm in Orange County, to handle your defacto parent case.