When a child becomes dependent on the state after a court ruling gives that directive is known as juvenile dependency. This means the state will act as a guardian to the child.
The Law Office of David A. Martin & Associates deals with cases of juvenile dependency and they have been successful in the hundreds of cases they have been involved in. They also offer assessment of legal issues when contacted by prospective clients.
They also represent parents that want the custody of their child/children back if they are in the custody of the state. They have specialized in the area of dependency laws and have highly knowledgeable lawyers who expertly handle the requirements of individuals involved.
The juvenile dependency laws protect the children below eighteen years from abuse and neglect by their parents or guardians. The children can be placed in state custody if they are found to be at risk of any kind of harm in their home.