A-12-0392, In re Interest of Rose H. Molly H., Rachel H., Xander H., and Madeline H. State of Nebraska V. Daisy H. (Appellant);
A-12-0393, In re Interest of Timothy H. State of Nebraska v. Daisy H. (Appellant)
Separate Juvenile Court for Lancaster County, Judge Roger J. Heideman
Attorneys for Appellant: Joseph E. Dalton (Dalton Law Firm) & Christopher A. Furches (Furches Law Firm)
Attorney for Appellee/Cross Appellant (Christopher H.): Jonathan M. Braaten (Anderson Creager Law Firm)
Attorneys for Appellee (State): Carolyn C. Bosn & Michelle D. Sabata (Lancaster County Attorney’s Office)
Juvenile Action: Termination of parental rights
Action taken by the Trial Court: The trial court terminated the parents’ parental rights to all children.
Assignment of Error on Appeal: Did the trial court err when it found sufficient evidence to terminate Daisy’s parental rights under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-292 (2) and (6) and that the termination of Daisy’s parental rights was in the best interests of the minor children?
Assignments of Error on Cross-Appeal: Did the State fail to prove by clear and convincing evidence that Christopher had substantially and continuously or repeatedly neglected and refused to give his minor children necessary parental care and protection? Did the State fail to prove by clear and convincing evidence that reasonable efforts to preserve and reunify the family have been made? Did the State fail to prove by clear and convincing evidence that it is in the minor children’s best interests that Christopher’s parental rights be terminated?