Trudell v. Peterson-Vecchio

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Trudell v. Peterson-Vecchio

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Call Date
December 7, 2017
Case Time
9:00 AM
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Case Summary

S-17-0107 Jennifer E. Trudell (Appellant) v. Lindsay N. Peterson-Vecchio

Douglas County, Judge J. Michael Coffey

Attorneys: Lindsay Belmont (Koenig Dunne PCLLO) (for Appellant) --- Desirae M. Solomon

Civil: Custody; consent for county court to proceed with adoption

Proceedings below: Appellant initially sought a custody determination for the minor child. Appellee and her wife filed a Petition for Adoption in the county court seeking stepparent adoption of the minor child. Appellee filed a Motion to Consent to Adoption and after a hearing, the court sustained the motion.

Issues: The district court erred in granting its consent for the adoption to proceed in county court and staying the custody proceedings in district court.

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