Interest of J.S.L.

20080227 In the Interest of J.S.L., a child
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Grand Forks County Social Services, Petitioner and Appellee
v.
T.L. (Mother), Executive Director,
North Dakota Department of Human
Services, Bismarck, North Dakota, Respondents
and
W.M. (Identified Father), Respondent and Appellant

Appeal from: Juvenile Court, Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
Judge Joel D. Medd
Nature of Action: Termination/Parental Rights
Counsel:
Appellant: Douglas W. Nesheim
Appellee: Jacqueline Ann Gaddie , Asst. State's Attorney
Unknown: Rebecca Jo Heigaard McGurran
Term: 02/2009   Argument: 02/05/2009  1:30pm
ND cite: 2009 ND 43
NW cite: 763 N.W.2d 783

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I.Whether the trial court erred in finding there was clear and convincing evidence to support a finding of deprivation that was likely to continue.
II.Whether the trial court erred in finding there was clear and convincing evidence that the child would likely suffer harm absent a termination of parental rights.
III.Whether reasonable efforts were made to prevent removal of the child and to reunify the family once the child was removed.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I.Whether there was clear and convincing evidence to support a finding that deprivation was likely to continue.
II.Whether there was clear and convincing evidence that the child would likely suffer harm absent a termination of parental rights.
III.Whether reasonable efforts were made to prevent removal of the child and to reunify the family once the child was removed.

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Docket entries:
109/11/2008 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 09/08/2008
209/11/2008 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 09/08/2008
309/11/2008 ----CONFIDENTIAL-------
409/19/2008 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 10/28/2008
510/23/2008 TRANSCRIPT DATED August 13, 2008
610/24/2008 Certificate of Service of Transcript
710/24/2008 DISK - tra (8-13-08)
810/24/2008 RECORD ON APPEAL (Not rec'd: 21, 27, 33, & 51 (Steno Notes)
910/27/2008 Corrected Certificate of Service of Transcript
1012/02/2008 APPELLANT BRIEF
1112/02/2008 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1212/02/2008 DISK-ATB (E-MAILED)
1312/30/2008 APPELLEE BRIEF (E-FILED)
1412/30/2008 E-FILED BRIEF (aeb)
1501/02/2009 Received $25 surcharge for AEB (Receipt #18664).
1601/06/2009 Received 7 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating
1702/05/2009 APPEARANCES: Douglas W. Nesheim and W.M., appellant; Marie Miller, 3rd-yr. law student appearing
1802/05/2009 under the rules on the limited practice of law by law students and Jacqueline A. Gaddie, Asst.
1902/05/2009 State's Attorney
2002/05/2009 ARGUED: Nesheim; Miller
2102/05/2009 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2204/02/2009 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2304/02/2009 UNANIMOUS OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.
2404/06/2009 Judgment E-mailed & Mailed to Parties
2504/23/2009 Corrected Opinion Pages 6 and 15
2604/29/2009 MANDATE
2705/07/2009 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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