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Review Question§4.11 Review Question

1. To sustain a dependency petition at the jurisdiction hearing, you must find by clear and convincing evidence that the child is described by one or more subsections of WIC §300.

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2. To sustain a petition at a jurisdiction hearing on the ground that the child is at substantial risk of suffering serious physical harm or illness [WIC §300(b)], the parent must have willfully failed to provide the child with adequate food, clothing, shelter, or medical treatment.

True
False

3. Another ground for sustaining the petition at a jurisdiction hearing is leaving the child without any provision for support.

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False

4. A child’s hearsay statements are admissible if you find sufficient indicia of reliability, and if the statements are corroborated when the child is not available for cross-examination.

True
False


   
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