On Monday the 2nd District Court of Appeal issued an opinion directing a lower court to dismiss the charges against the social workers involved in the case of Gabriel Fernandez. The child who tragically died in 2013, as a result of child neglect and severe head trauma inflicted by his mother Pearl F. (Pearl) and her boyfriend Isauro A. (Tony).
In an 2-1 opinion, the panel concluded that there was no probable cause to hold the four social workers on charges of child abuse and falsifying documents.
“We further conclude that the petitioners were not officers within the meaning of Government Code section 6200. There is, therefore, no probable cause to hold them on charges of violating those laws and the trial court should have granted the motions to dismiss.” Court Documents Stated....
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To read more... https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/B292788.PDF