Interest of B.M., 2005 ND 78, 704 N.W.2d 286

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IN THE SUPREME COURT

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

2005 ND 78

In the Interest of B.M., B.J.B., and J.B., Children

Dale Rivard, Petitioner and Appellee
v.
D.M., a/k/a D.M.M., D.M.B., D.M.H., D.M.L., D.M.S. (Mother) Respondent
R.B., a/k/a R.H.B., R.H.B., R.L.F., R.F., D.B., S.B., B.B. and J.B. (Father of B.J.B. and J.B.) Respondent and Appellant
and
H.N. (Father of B.M.), and Grand Forks County Social Service Center (Custodian), Respondents

No. 20040205

Appeal from the Juvenile Court of Grand Forks County, Northeast Central Judicial District, the Honorable Karen Kosanda Braaten, Judge.
AFFIRMED.
Per Curiam.
Dale R. Rivard, Assistant State's Attorney, 124 S. 4th St., P.O. Box 5607, Grand Forks, ND 58206-5607, for petitioner and appellee.
DeWayne A. Johnston, Olson Johnston Law Office, 405 Bruce Ave., Ste. 100A, Grand Forks, ND 58201, for respondent and appellant.


Interest of B.M.

No. 20040205

Per Curiam.

1] R.B. appeals a judgment terminating his parental rights to the minor children B.J.B. and J.B. He argues there was not clear and convincing evidence deprivation of the children would continue, and he was denied due process when the court denied his request for substitute counsel and did not allow him to appear personally at the termination hearing.

2] We summarily affirm under N.D.R.App.P. 35.1(a)(2) and (4).

3]Gerald W. VandeWalle, C.J.
Carol Ronning Kapsner
Dale V. Sandstrom
Mary Muehlen Maring