2022 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
DIVISION 2 - CHILDREN
PART 1 - DELINQUENTS AND WARDS OF THE JUVENILE COURT
CHAPTER 1 - Court-Appointed Special Advocates
109. (a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), nothing in this chapter permits a person acting as a CASA to participate or appear in criminal proceedings or in proceedings to declare a person a ward of the juvenile court pursuant to Section 601 or 602.
(b) A person acting as a CASA may participate in determinations made pursuant to Section 241.1, and in all delinquency proceedings after adjudication of delinquency.
(c) This section does not apply to a person acting as a CASA when that person is acting solely as a support person to the child or who is in court on behalf of a child who is the victim of a crime.
(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 71, Sec. 4. (AB 424) Effective January 1, 2016.)