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Karen de Sa (Mercury News) investigates California's Dependency Courts and how parent's rights can be quickly terminated.
Dependency courts step-in when social workers suspect parental neglect or child abuse, and these custody decisions are made in confidential courts, as opposed to criminal courts.
The complete investigation, called "Broken Families, Broken Courts", can be found here: (http://www.mercurynews.com/dependency)
Part I "How rushed justice fails our kids" - http://www.mercurynews.com/dependency/ci_8210271?nclick_check=1
Part II "A timed advocate for parents' rights" - http://www.mercurynews.com/dependency/ci_8210271?nclick_check=1
Part III "Big stakes, but little voice for kids" - http://www.mercurynews.com/dependency/ci_8237949