S-12-1160, Kenneth C. Coffin [appellant] v. Lacie J. Hinrichs
Madison County, Honorable Robert B. Ensz
Attorneys: Kathleen Koenig Rockey (Copple, Rockey, McKeever & Schlecht) for appellant; Mark A. Keenan for appellee
Civil: Paternity/termination of parental rights
Proceedings below: District court denied father’s complaint for paternity/visitation and granted mother’s cross-complaint for termination of father’s parental rights
Issues: Did the district court abuse its discretion in 1) finding the minor child was abandoned by the father, 2) determining the father’s parental rights should be terminated, or 3) finding it was in the best interests of the minor child that the father’s parental rights be terminated?