A-13-0900, In re Interest of Gabriella H. a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Ricardo R. (Appellant)
Colfax County, County Court Judge Patrick McDermott
Attorney for Appellant: Jerod L. Troube (Knoepfle & Trouba)
Attorney for Appellee (State): Leslie Buhl (County Attorney’s Office)
Attorney for Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: Lindsy Schwartz
Attorney for Guardian ad Litem: Jackie Tessendorf
Juvenile Action: Termination of parental rights
Action Taken by Trial Court: The trial court terminated Ricardo’s parental rights to his minor child, Gabriella H.
Assignments of Error on Appeal: On appeal, Ricardo assigns that the trial court erred (1) in finding that he intentionally abandoned Gabriella under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-292(1), (2) that reasonable efforts at reunification were not required under § 43-283.01(4)(a), and (3) that termination was in Gabriella’s best interests.