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In re Interest of Brittany S.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2003

Filed October 21, 2003
12 Neb.App. 208, 670 N.W.2d 465
SUMMARY: Father’s judicial admissions through pleadings and affidavits to being natural father and juvenile court’s implicit adjudication of paternity are sufficient to preclude challenge to paternity. The child’s former guardian ad litem having joined the county attorney’s office does not disqualify the entire county attorney’s office from [...]

In re Interest of Jac’Quez N.

Friday, September 26th, 2003

Filed on September 26, 2003
266 Neb. 782, 669 N.W.2d 429
SUMMARY: To establish that reasonable efforts to reunify are not required, the State must provide clear and convincing evidence. The nature and severity of the abuse, the delay in seeking treatment and the ongoing denial by the parents in this case establish that reasonable efforts [...]

In re Interest of Janet J.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2003

Filed on July 15, 2003
12 Neb. App. 42, 666 N.W.2d 741
SUMMARY: A conviction of felony child abuse is not sufficient to show that reasonable efforts are not required pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. section 283.01(4)(b)(iv). Preponderance of the evidence must establish “felony assault.? The breaking of a baby’s leg is considered a “serious [...]

In re Interest of Ty M. & Devon M.

Friday, January 17th, 2003

Filed on January 17, 2003
265 Neb. 150, 655 N.W.2d 672
SUMMARY: During an appeal of termination of parental rights, the parents cannot collaterally attack the adjudication or case plans adopted pursuant to adjudication. The condition of the home, which was the basis for adjudication, was merely a manifestation of the parents’ inability to properly care [...]