A Dec. 2 appellate ruling removed the Riverside Superior Court’s jurisdiction of a child after overturning two findings from Riverside Superior Judge Michael Rushton.
The Riverside Superior Court had found the child under its jurisdiction because she was in an unsafe situation due to her mother’s boyfriend, which the court found the father failed to protect her from, according to the unpublished ruling. The child stayed in her father’s custody while the father went through court-ordered family maintenance services.
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The 1-year-old child was living with her mother and her mother’s boyfriend of three years, according to the ruling. The Riverside County Department of Public