Caselaw Updates

Caselaw Updates

Filed on
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
SUMMARY: Melissa M. appeals and Izrael C. cross-appeals from an order of the Scotts Bluff County Court, sitting in its capacity as a juvenile court, terminating Melissa’s parental rights to three of her children (Cristalyla C., Nathaniel M., and Angel M.) and Izrael’s parental rights to the...Read more
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
SUMMARY: Angela D. appeals from the decision of the Hall County Court, sitting as a juvenile court, terminating her parental rights to her minor children, Alyssa D., Addison D., Aidan D., and Abigail D., pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-292(4) (Cum. Supp. 2014). Specifically, Angela submits that...Read more
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
SUMMARY: Walter P., Jr. (Walter II) appeals that order of the separate juvenile court for Douglas County, in which the court found the minor children were within the meaning of § 43-247(3)(a), by reason of the faults or habits of their father. The Court of Appeals affirms the order of the county...Read more
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
SUMMARY: Brandon R., Sr., appeals the termination of his parental rights ordered by the Separate Juvenile Court for Douglas County. He asserts that the Court erred in finding that termination of his parental rights was in the children’s best interests. The Court of Appeals affirms. On January 15,...Read more
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
SUMMARY: Anthony S. appeals from an order of the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County. The Court of Appeals reverses and vacates the Juvenile Court’s order granting temporary custody of his child, Eveahla S., to DHHS because of failure to comply with the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act (...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
SUMMARY: Corwyn D. appeals the order of an order of the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County finding that his children, Sebastian D. and Lillian-Jo D. were within the meaning of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(a). The Court of Appeals affirms the decision of the Juvenile Court. On September 26,...Read more
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Friday, March 18, 2016
SUMMARY: The State appeals an order of the County Court for Madison County to not terminate Charles J.'s parental rights to his son, K.J. because it had not provided counsel for Charles in the proceedings leading up to the adjudication of K.J. The Supreme Court reverses and remands with directions...Read more
Filed on
Friday, March 18, 2016
SUMMARY: Jackson E.’s former foster parents attempt to appeal an order of the County Court of Holt County declining to grant them a new trial on Jackson’s placement changing. Because they do not have standing, the appeal is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. Jackson came to the Court’s attention...Read more
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Monday, February 29, 2016
SUMMARY: DeKarlos H. appeals from two separate orders of the Lancaster Juvenile Court. In A-15-247 the Court ordered DeKarlos to attend domestic violence batterers’ intervention course and a victims’ impact group prior to becoming a viable placement for his daughter, DeKandyce. In A-16-694, the...Read more
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Friday, February 19, 2016
SUMMARY: Joseph B. appeals from an order of the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County. The Supreme Court reverses and remands with instructions. Tavian B. was found to be a child within the meeting of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-2417(3)(a). Sixteen months later the state moved to terminate the...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
SUMMARY: Debi B. appeals from the order of the Juvenile Court in Lancaster County adjudicating her child, Grace H., to be within the meaning of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(a). The Court of Appeals finds that the State did not prove the allegations by a preponderance of the evidence, and so reverses...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
SUMMARY: Dana H., appeals the order from the Lancaster Juvenile Court overruling his motion to suppress a switch-blade uncovered during a warrantless search of his backpack. The Court adjudicated him a child within the meaning of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(1) for having “possession, custody, or...Read more
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
SUMMARY: Mother, Lacy S. appeals, and father, Daniel S. cross-appeal from an order by the Juvenile Court of Lancaster County adjudicating their two children, Gavin and Jordan, to be within the meaning of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(a) and terminating their rights to the children. Both parents assign...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
SUMMARY: In re Interest of Mya C., et al. 23 Neb. App. 383 No. A-15-204 Filed on November 17, 2015 The father, David M. Sr., appealed from an order terminating his parental rights to his children LaToya M. and David M. Jr., by the Lancaster County Juvenile Court. The termination was reversed and...Read more

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