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In re Interest of Violet T.

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

S-13-0084, In re Interest of Violet T.

Separate Juvenile Court for Douglas County, Judge Douglas F. Johnson

Attorneys: Debra Tighe-Dolan (County Attorney’s Office) (Appellant) --- Kate E. Placzek (for Appellee natural mother Abigail T.)

Civil: Dismissal of petition for lack of subject matter jurisdiction

Proceedings below: The trial court found because the child lived in Iowa, it did not have jurisdiction over the child and dismissed the State’s petition.

Issues: The juvenile court erred in failing to find subject matter jurisdiction existed over the minor child.



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