When can you appeal?
You can appeal within 15 days of when the court makes a final order. Final orders that can be appealed are:
- Dependency adjudication
- Dependency disposition
- Order terminating visitation
- Severance
- Subsequent order ratifying or changing a child’s placement
- Subsequent order reaffirming a child’s dependent status

If you wait longer than 15 days, you cannot appeal.

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