|1:30pm||Tuesday, April 2, 2013|
In the Interest of J.P.
Williams County Social Services,
by Karin O'Cain, Petitioner and Appellee
L.P., mother, and
J.B., father, Respondents
L.P., mother Appellant
|Appeal from:||Northwest Judicial District, Williams County, Judge David W. Nelson, 53-2012-JV-00041|
|Nature of Action:||Termination/Parental Rights|
Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
The court erred in improperly allowing hearsay testimony during the termination hearing.
The court erred in issuing findings of fact and conclusions of law that were inadequate as a matter of law in support of its decision to terminate parental rights.
The court abused its discretion and erred in using N.D.C.C. 27-20-44(c)(2) as an alternative basis for the termination of parental rights.
The court erred in not ordering reinstatement of reasonable efforts to reunify following the wrongful removal of the children from a trial home placement.
The court erred in determining that the conditions and causes of the deprivation are likely to continue or will not be remedied.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. The Juvenile Court Did Not Abuse Its Discretion in Allowing WCSS Social Worker Karin O'Cain to Testify About Information Contained in Williams County Social Services Case Files.
II. The Juvenile Court's Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Adequately Support Its Decision to Terminate L.P.'s Parental Rights.
III. The Juvenile Court Did Not Abuse Its Discretion in Using N.D.C.C. 27-20-44(c)(2) as an Alternative Basis for Terminating L.P.'s Parental Rights.
IV. The Juvenile Court Did Not Err in Finding That the Conditions and Causes of the Deprivation are Likely to Continue and Will Not Be Remedied.
V. The Juvenile Court Did Not Err In Not Ordering Reinstatement of Reasonable Efforts to Reunify Following Removal of the Children from a Trial Home Visit.
Generated from Supreme Court Docket on 04/30/2013