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In re Interest of Wendy A.

Friday, December 21st, 2007

Filed December 21 2007
274 Neb. 713, 742 N.W.2d 758 S-06-1380

SUMMARY: Pursuant to N.R.S. 43-292.02, when deciding whether to terminate parental rights, a court should not consider than an adoptive family has been identified. 

The children, Vincent R., Destiny A. and Antonio A., were removed from the mother’s custody based on positive drug tests at birth of [...]

In re Interest of Kevin K.

Friday, December 21st, 2007

Friday, 21 December 2007
274 Neb. 678, 742 N.W.2d 767
SUMMARY: If a child no longer comes within the meaning of the statute under which he was adjudicated, a juvenile court may terminate jurisdiction without consideration of the best interests of the child. 
Kevin K. was adjudicated on April 22, 2005 under N.R.S. 43-247(3)(b) upon a finding that [...]

In re Interest of Lawrence H.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

Filed Tuesday, 11 December 2007
16 Neb. App. 246, 743 N.W.2d 91

SUMMARY: When a motion to transfer to juvenile court is filed, subsequent hearings cannot be held absent a finding of good cause. 

A 3(a) petition was filed alleging that the child was a member of an Indian tribe and that parental rights should be terminated [...]

In re Interest of A.W., et al

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

November 27th 2007
16 Neb. App. 210, 742 N.W.2d 250

SUMMARY: An order restricting the father’s visitation schedule (from several times per week to every month to every other month) significantly impacted his parental right and was thus a final, appealable order. With his incarceration, length of travel to visit and limitation on positive interaction at [...]

In re Interest of Xavier H.

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Filed on Oct 19 2007
Nebraska Supreme Court
No. S-06-841

SUMMARY: The Nebraska Supreme Court overturned a Court of Appeals decision upholding termination of a mother’s rights even though the medical condition that had prompted the initial adjudication had resolved. The Court stated that the fact a child has been in out of home placement for [...]

Kearney - ICWA Presentation

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Federal Indian Child Welfare Act
ICWA Resource List for Nebraska
Oregon’s Active Efforts Principles and Expectations
Presentation Power Point Slides

Kearney - Pre-Hearing Conferences

Friday, September 28th, 2007

List of all the teams conducting pre-hearing conferences
Sample flowchart of a family based meeting
Chart of key characteristics of family-based child welfare meetings
Presentation Power Point Slides

Kearney - DHHS Services Presentation

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Kearney - DHHS Presentation

Friday, September 28th, 2007

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Presentation Power Point Slides

Kearney - Data Analysis Presentation

Friday, September 28th, 2007

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