Please state nature of the crime(s), when/where convicted, & disposition of the case. Include pleas of nolo contender and adjudications withheld. Include arrests where you are out on bail or out on your own recognizance pending trial. Exclude participation in a criminal diversion program (a work or education program as part of probation), any conviction that has been sealed, expunged or legally eradicated, traffic violations for which the fine was $300 or less, and any misdemeanor conviction for which probation has been successfully completed or otherwise discharged AND the case has been judicially dismissed pursuant to PC code 1203.4. Convictions for marijuana-related offenses that are more than 2 years old need not be listed or any offense which was finally settled in juvenile court or referred to the youth authority.
(NOTE: No potential foster parent will be denied consideration solely on the grounds of conviction of a criminal offense. The nature of the offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances and the relevance of the offense to the position(s) applied for may, however, be considered.)