The Court of Appeal affirmed the removal of a teenage father’s 7-year-old daughter from her teenage father’s custody in an unpublished Aug. 4 opinion.
San Bernardino Superior Court had found the minor placed his daughter at risk of physical harm due to his drug abuse and domestic violence, and that he placed the mother at risk of serious emotional damage due to sexual abuse.
The minor father had appealed, arguing the court’s decision was not supported by substantial evidence.
The Court of Appeal disagreed with the father.
The mother had obtained a restraining order against the father in January, 2021, according to the ruling. After the