In re Interest of L.S.

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In re Interest of L.S.

Case Number
S-15-0909
S-15-0910
Call Date
October 4, 2016
Court Number
Douglas
Case Summary

S-15-0909) In re Interest of L.S.

S-15-0910) In re Interest of L.S.

Separate Juvenile Court for Douglas County, Judge Elizabeth G. Crnkovich

Attorneys: Regina T. Makaitis (Appellant ' Patricia B.) --- Karen C. Hicks (Hicks Law, P.C., LLO) (Appellee on Cross-Appeal' Calvin S.) --- Jennifer C. Clark (County Attorney's Office)

Civil: Guardianship

Proceedings below: The trial court changed the permanency goal from reunification to guardianship.

Issues: 1) The trial court lacked the authority to enter a permanency goal of guardianship in a case where the juvenile was adjudicated under ' 43-247(3)(c), 2) the trial court violated Appellant's constitutional right to due process, and 3) the trial court erred by denying Appellant's motion for a continuance and an evidentiary hearing.

Issues on Cross Appeal: The trial court 1) lacked authority to enter a permanency goal of guardianship where the juvenile was adjudicated under ' 43-247(3)(c), and 2) violated Appellee's constitutional right to due process.