Parental Preference Doctrine

Filed on
Monday, November 10, 2014
SUMMARY: Evidence that a father had not seen his daughter in over a year before the daughter’s removal from her home and concerns about the father’s fitness as a parent was sufficient to overcome the parental preference doctrine. The evidence also established that reasonable efforts, including...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, October 10, 2000
SUMMARY: When children are adjudicated and under the jurisdiction of a juvenile court, the parental preference doctrine is not controlling and the best interests of the children is the proper test. <br />&nbsp; County court for Dodge County granted consent for Cole C. and Patricia C., the...Read more
 
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