Caselaw Updates

Caselaw Updates

Filed on: Friday, June 12, 2020
Summary: Abigail G. is the biological mother of Vladimir G. In February 2018, Abigail took Vladimir to the hospital because she was concerned that her boyfriend, Thomas Boyd, may have sexually abused Vladimir. At this time, Abigail told medical and law enforcement staff that she would no longer...Read more
Filed on: Friday, June 5, 2020
Summary: This case relies on judicial interpretation of the Young Adult Bridge to Independence Act (YABI). YABI created the Bridge to Independence program (B21), an extended-foster care program available to young adults who are at least 19 years old, who were adjudicated to be a juvenile under Neb...Read more
Filed on: Friday, June 5, 2020
Summary: Rashell K. and Ryan G. are the biological parents of Ryley G. In November 2018, Rashell sought to modify a 2016 court order and formal parenting plan awarding Rashell legal and physical custody of Ryley, subject to Ryan’s parenting time. She had remarried and had a newborn child with her...Read more
Filed on: Friday, June 5, 2020
Summary: This case relies on judicial interpretation of the Young Adult Bridge to Independence Act (YABI). YABI created the Bridge to Independence program (B21), an extended-foster care program available to young adults who are at least 19 years old, who were adjudicated to be a juvenile under Neb...Read more
Filed on: Friday, April 17, 2020
Summary: Stacy is the biological mother of LeAntonaé D., Le’Than P., Le’Anthony D., Le’Yonnie D., and Legend D. The children’s father was subject to the same judicial proceedings but was not part of the appeal. LeAntonaé and Le’Than have been in foster care since December 2017. Le’Anthony and Le’...Read more
Filed on: Friday, March 13, 2020
In re Interest of Taeson D. 305 Neb. 279 No. S-19-382 Summary: Samuel T. appeals the termination of his parental rights to Taeson D. out of the Lancaster County Separate Juvenile Court. Samuel’s rights were terminated under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-292 (2), (3), (5), and that it was in Taeson’s best...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Summary: Madison C., the mother, appeals the order of the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County terminating her parental rights to her children, Leyton and Landon. The Court of Appeals finds that the state did not prove that terminating Madison’s rights was in the best interests of the...Read more
Filed on: Friday, February 7, 2020
Summary: In this case Eliza’s grandmother, Susan, sought to establish a guardianship over the objection of Eliza’s mother. There was evidence given at the trial court level that Eliza was either a member of a Native American tribe or was eligible to become a member. Eliza’s mother, Tara, argued to...Read more
Filed on: Friday, January 24, 2020
Summary: Zoie H. appeals this case out of the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County. She was adjudicated under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(2) for attempted theft. This Court affirms. In September of 2018, Zoie was with a friend at a gas station where the owner of a Lexus says the girls got in...Read more
Filed on: Friday, January 3, 2020
Summary: This case is an appeal out of the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County and is affirmed in part and reversed in part, and remanded for further proceedings. Jeremy is a newborn who tested positive for methamphetamine at the hospital. The state sought to adjudicate his mother as to him...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Summary: Both parents, Steven, Sr. and Jennette, appeal the Scotts Bluff County Court order which terminated their parental rights from three of their children. The children involved in the instant case came into care on or about October 6, 2017, however the family had an extensive history with the...Read more
Filed on: Friday, November 22, 2019
Summary: DHHS appeals an order out of the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County placing Giavonni P. at the Lincoln Regional Center (LRC). The Court here affirms. Giavonna was adjudicated to be within the meaning of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(a) in 2010 and placed with DHHS. Since then, he has...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Summary: In this case the parents (Bob and Veronica) appeal from the Garden County Court sitting as a juvenile court’s decision terminating their parental rights from four children. In December 2015, separate petitions were filed to adjudicate Becka, Robert, and Thomas pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Summary: Gail R. appeals from an order from the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County ordering her to pay $50 per month in child support for her five children living in foster care. The Court here affirms. Gail’s children were removed in May of 2017. In July of 2017, the state filed an...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Summary: In this the case Auburne G., claims she is the grandmother of the six children of Krysta G.’s. In February 2017, a petition was filed in Douglas County Juvenile Court seeking to adjudicate Krysta’s six children under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(a)(Reissue 2016). In August 2017, Auburne...Read more

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