Caselaw Updates

Caselaw Updates

Filed on
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
SUMMARY: Kayla S., the biological mother of Austin G. , appeals from an order of the Wayne County Court, sitting as a juvenile court, for the termination of her parental rights to Austin. Austin was born in April 2012. On August 6, 2012, the State filed a petition alleging that Austin came within...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Summary: The biological father of Skyleeya M., appeals the juvenile court’s order overruling his motion to have the child placed with her half-sibling and paternal grandmother. The child was adjudicated to be a juvenile within the meaning of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(a). Skyleeya M. and her...Read more
Filed on
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
SUMMARY: In 2012, the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County adjudicated Angel B.’s children, C.B. and M.B., and granted temporary custody of both to DHHS. Here, Angel appealed an order of the lower court to continue DHHS custody to the Supreme Court. C.B. and M.B. were born in 1998 and 2008,...Read more
Filed on
Thursday, April 13, 2017
SUMMARY: Admission of the caseworker’s court reports and the father’s letters satisfied requirements of procedural due process. Mia, DOB 4/07, was born testing positive for methamphetamine and removed from the mother’s home. The mother and father were married but the father was frequently...Read more
Filed on
Friday, April 7, 2017
SUMMARY : A county attorney is free to dismiss a petition in juvenile court without the leave of the court at any time prior to trial. On March 31, 1969, Moore struck a young girl while driving a motorbike and fled the scene of the accident. Moore admitted that he knew he struck the young girl at...Read more
Filed on
Friday, February 24, 2017
SUMMARY: DHHS and the director of its Medicaid and long-term-care division appeal from the District Court for Lancaster County. The district court granted appellee’s request for reimbursement for expenses that were incurred due to the wrongful termination of Brayden’s services, as well as attorney...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
SUMMARY: Erika D. appeals and Joshua P. cross-appeals from the order of the separate juvenile court of Douglas County which adjudicated the parties’ minor children under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(a) and terminated Erika’s and Joshua’s parental rights. The Nebraska Court of Appeals affirm the...Read more
Filed on
Friday, February 10, 2017
SUMMARY: Lucia V. appeals from an order from the County Court for Buffalo County. In the current case, the trial court issued an order nunc pro tunc purporting to vacate its prior order, which terminated Lucia’s parental rights to her five children. Without evidence in the record that a party did...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
SUMMARY: Robert P. and Veronica M. appeal from orders of the county court for Garden County, sitting as a juvenile court, appointing an “educational surrogate” after Robert and Veronica refused to complete consent forms necessary to authorize speech and language and early childhood development...Read more
Filed on
Friday, February 3, 2017
This case considers how claim and issue preclusion apply in abuse and neglect cases where the state asserts additional grounds under 43-247(3)(a). Griel and Michaela are biological parents of Noah, Cheyenne, and Ciara. In March of 2014, the state filed a petition under 43-247(3)(a) that the...Read more
Filed on
Friday, December 16, 2016
SUMMARY: Sharon J., the paternal grandmother of Darryn C. appeals a juvenile court order overruling her motion for custody of Darryn and further ordering home studies on her two residences. Darryn was adjudicated in the Douglas County separate juvenile court pursuant to § 43-247(3)(a) based on...Read more
Filed on
Friday, December 9, 2016
SUMMARY: Sandrino T. and Remus M. were each charged in the Lancaster County Separate Juvenile Court with six counts in connection with ATM skimming. Specifically, it was alleged that the juveniles were involved in a scheme to collect credit and debit card information via cameras and skimming...Read more
Filed on
Friday, December 2, 2016
SUMMARY: The Douglas County separate juvenile court adjudicated twin brothers LeVanta S. and ReRonn S. under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(c) as “mentally ill and dangerous” and placed in out-of-home care after an initial filing for trespass and truancy which was later dropped when it was determined...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
SUMMARY: The father of Jaxyn appeals the lower courts finding of Jaxyn to be a juvenile as defined by § 43-247(3)(a). The father asserts that insufficient evidence was produced to support this conclusion. Prior to this finding, the State filed a petition seeking to adjudicate Jaxyn under § 43-247(3...Read more

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