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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 8.400. Application

The rules in this chapter govern:

(1)  Appeals from judgments or appealable orders in:

(A)  Cases under Welfare and Institutions Code sections 300, 601, and 602; and

(B)  Actions to free a child from parental custody and control under Family Code section 7800 et seq. and Probate Code section 1516.5;

(2)  Appeals of orders requiring or dispensing with an alleged father's consent for the adoption of a child under Family Code section 7662 et seq.; and

(3)  Writ petitions under Welfare and Institutions Code sections 366.26 and 366.28.

Rule 8.400 amended effective January 1, 2017; adopted as rule 37 effective January 1, 2005; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2006, January 1, 2008, and July 1, 2010.

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