Interest of K.J.

20090263 In the Interest of K.J., a child
In the Interest of D.J., a child
In the Interest of L.J., a child
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Pam Sand, L.S.W., Petitioner and Appellee
v.
R.J., Mother, Respondent and Appellant
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Director, Cass County Social
Services; K.J., a child, D.J.,
a child; L.J., a child; John
Doe and R.G., fathers; and
Kathy Kassenborg, Lay Guardian
ad Litem, Respondents

Appeal from: Juvenile Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Douglas R. Herman
Nature of Action: Termination/Parental Rights
Counsel:
Appellant: Jared Sharp Simonson
Appellee: Constance Louise Cleveland , Asst. State's Attorney
Term: 11/2009   Argument: 11/24/2009  1:30pm
ND cite: 2010 ND 46
NW cite: 779 N.W.2d 635

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the trial court erred by finding that the conditions and causes of the deprivation are likely to continue.
II. Whether the trial court erred by finding that a termination of respondent's parental rights is necessary to avoid serious physical, mental or emotional harm to the children.
III. Whether N.D. R. App. 2.2 infringes Respondent's right to constitutional procedural due process.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the District Court erred in affirming the order issued by the judicial referee.
II. Whether the petitioner established through clear and convincing evidence termination of parental rights is justified under N.D.C.C.  27-20-44.
a. Were the children "deprived children"
b. Is the deprivation likely to continue
c. Will there be harm to the children
d. Could termination be sustained on time alone?
III. Whether N.D.R.App. 2.2 infringes on the respondent mother's right to constitutional due process.

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Docket entries:
109/08/2009 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
209/08/2009 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (MAT). Denied
309/10/2009 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 09/04/2009
409/10/2009 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 09/04/2009
509/10/2009 This case is consolidated w/20090265. Make all entries except DIS & MAN in this case.
609/10/2009 Digital Recording of Hearing dated February 26-27, 2009 & Annotations (4)
709/14/2009 APPELLANT BRIEF
809/14/2009 APPELLANT APPENDIX
909/14/2009 RECORD ON APPEAL (3 vol.) Not rec'd nos. 8, 14, 19, 33 in R-142 & 3, 15, 23, 32, 37 & 51 in R-396
1009/21/2009 DISK - ATB
1109/21/2009 Received corrected TOA; pages 8, 9 and 12; and corrected disk
1210/05/2009 APPELLEE BRIEF
1310/06/2009 DISK of AEB (CD)
1410/20/2009 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
1511/24/2009 APPEARANCES: Jared S. Simenson/Constance L. Cleveland, Asst. State's Atty.
1611/24/2009 ARGUED: Simenson/Cleveland
1711/24/2009 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1803/16/2010 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
1903/16/2010 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Crothers, Daniel John
2003/17/2010 Judgment Sent to Parties
2104/13/2010 MANDATE
2204/16/2010 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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