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03:23 Feb 9, 2009
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Law (general)
Spanish term or phrase:juvenile dependency petition
It is a juvenile dependency petition. Child is asking for political asylum and mom is in guatemala
Pedimento para establecer la tutela judicial del menor
Explanation: In California it is known as a "300 Hearing". At the hearing, the judge decides whether the minor shall become a ward of the court.
The "300" refers to Section 300 of Welfare and Institutions Code of California.