Caselaw

Caselaw

These are the most recent caselaw articles:

In re Interest of Quincy J.

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Filed February 28, 2014
S-13-664
287 Neb. 567
Summary: This case concerns the same issue presented in In re Interest of Marcella G.. The minor child, Quincy J., was committed to the Office of Juvenile Services (OJS) for community-based treatment prior to July 1, 2013. Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) filed a [...]

In re Interest of Marcella G.

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Filed February 28, 2014
S-13-664
287 Neb. 566
Summary: This case concerns the placement of a juvenile to the state’s youth rehabilitation and treatment center (YRTC) in Geneva on July 8, 2013. Prior to placement at the YRTC, the minor child was committed to the Office of Juvenile Services (OJS) for community-based services on March 12, [...]

In re Interest of Tiffany N.; In re Interest of Tyler N.; In re Interest of Tyson N.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Nos. A-13-255, A-13-0256, A-13-0257; Not designated for permanent publication
Filed February 26, 2014
SUMMARY: Evidence supported termination of a mother’s parental rights where there were concerns about the mother’s ability to remain sober and to parent her children safely, even though the mother made some progress on her goals. 
On September 24, 2009, Tracey was arrested for [...]

In re Interest of Nyajok, Wiu, and Ruey

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Nos. A-13-534; Not designated for permanent publication
Filed February 26, 2014
SUMMARY: Termination of a father’s parental rights was proper where the evidence taken together demonstrated that the father was not interested in reunifying with his children. The juvenile court did not rely solely on the father’s financial situation or cultural differences. 
On September 28, 2009, Nyame [...]

In re Interest of Alyssa B.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

No. A-13-686; Not designated for permanent publication
Filed February 25, 2014
SUMMARY: Termination of a father’s parental rights was proper where there was evidence that the father had been offered numerous services but failed to take advantage of them and the father had numerous contacts with law enforcement officers and incarcerations.  
The State of Nebraska removed [...]

In re Interest of Nathaniel M. et al.

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Filed on February 18, 2014
Not designated for permanent publication, A-13-487
SUMMARY: Termination of parental rights was proper where the mother failed to complete dual-diagnosis treatment, failed to comply with drug testing, did not take prescribed medication, could not manage the children together during visits and failed to consistently participate in NA. 
Nathaniel, DOB 3/05, Jaisean, DOB 8/08, [...]

In re Interest of Lisette M.

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Filed on February 18, 2014
Not designated for permanent publication, A-13-475
SUMMARY: Termination of parental rights was proper where the mother completed only one of four substance abuse treatments and was arrested for meth possession soon after the successful discharge, failed to comply with drug testing throughout the case. 
Lisette, DOB 9/10, was removed from the home of [...]

In re Interest of Keylen E. & Ty Onna J.

Friday, February 14th, 2014

No. A-13-842; Not designated for permanent publication
Filed February 14, 2014
SUMMARY: Termination of a father’s parental rights was in the child’s best interest when the child had spent the majority of his life in foster care. In addition, the father made little effort to keep in contact with the child and was not in [...]

In re interest of Symon S.

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

No. A-13-636; Not designated for permanent publication
Filed February 12, 2014
SUMMARY: Evidence supported the termination of a mother’s parental rights where the mother had a long history of drug addiction and failed to take advantage of offered services, despite the fact that the mother initially responded well to treatment.  
The State of Nebraska filed an [...]

In re Interest of Tabitha B.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Filed on January 28, 2014
Not designated for permanent publication, A-13-445
SUMMARY: Termination of parental rights was proper where the parent failed to comply with services until immediately before trial, exhibited erratic behavior, and wouldn’t be in a position to parent for several years due to mental health issues. 
Tabitha, DOB 2/11, is the child of Sarah. [...]