Caselaw Updates

Caselaw Updates

Filed on: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Summary: This is an appeal from the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County. Al B. appeals the juvenile court’s order terminating his parental rights. He contends that the juvenile court erred in finding statutory grounds existed and that termination of his parental rights was in the minor child’...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Summary: This is an appeal from the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County. Al B. appeals the juvenile court’s order terminating his parental rights. He contends that the juvenile court erred in finding statutory grounds existed and that termination of his parental rights was in the minor child’...Read more
Filed on: Friday, May 13, 2022
Summary: This is appeal from the Platte County Court sitting as a juvenile court. Xandria P.’s stepfather, Dale A. appeals the juvenile court’s adjudication of Xandria as being a juvenile under § 43-247(3)(a). Xandria’s mother, Victoria M., did not appeal the adjudication order. The Supreme Court...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Summary: This is an appeal from the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County. Amber M. appeals the juvenile court’s order terminating her parental rights to her children, Destiny H., De’Tevious M., D’Yauna S., and Jasani S. The Court of Appeals reversed the juvenile court’s order terminating Amber...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Summary: This is an appeal from the Lincoln County Court sitting as a juvenile court. Marquee N. (Marquee Sr.) appeals the juvenile court’s order continuing placement of his minor child outside the home, declining to place the child with Marquee Sr., and ordering Marquee Sr. to participate in drug...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Docket Number: A-21-166 Summary: This is appeal from the Buffalo County Court sitting as a juvenile court. Cindy E. appeals the juvenile court’s order terminating her parental rights to her child Brelynn E. The Court of Appeals affirmed the order of the juvenile court terminating Cindy’s parental...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Summary: This is appeal from the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County. Candice D. appeals the juvenile court’s order terminating her parental rights to her children, Serenity A. and Canjerrica D. The Court of Appeals reversed the juvenile court’s order terminating Candice’s parental rights...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Summary: This is appeal from the Custer County Court sitting as a juvenile court. Crystal L. appeals the juvenile court’s order terminating her parental rights to three of her children, Madison, Conrad, and Austin. The Court of Appeals affirmed the order of the juvenile court terminating Crystal’s...Read more
Filed on: Friday, January 7, 2022
Summary: Upon remand, following the Supreme Court’s opinions in In re Interest of A.A. et al., 307 Neb. 817 (2020) (A.A. I), and In re Interest of A.A. et al., 308 Neb. 749 (2021) (A.A. II) (denying motion for attorney fees), the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County held a hearing on...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Summary: John N., Xaiden’s father, appeals the order terminating his parental rights. Reversed and remanded for further proceedings. On June 7, 2019, Xaiden was put into the emergency temporary custody of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) due to both his parents having...Read more
Filed on: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Summary: Jeremy H. appeals from an order of the separate juvenile court of Lancaster County terminating his parental rights to his minor child. The Court of Appeals affirms. In April 2017, Jeremy pled no contest to and was convicted of third degree domestic assault in relation to an incident of...Read more
Filed on: Friday, June 18, 2021
Summary: The State appealed juvenile court order dismissing a supplemental petition filed after the court terminated a guardianship over which the court had expressly retained jurisdiction. In this case the State argued that Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(8) (Reissue 2016) required a second adjudication...Read more
Filed on: Friday, April 23, 2021
Summary: A petition was filed in the separate juvenile court of Douglas County, Nebraska, alleging Victor L. had been habitually truant from school and fell within the meaning of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(b) (Reissue 2016). Victor moved to dismiss the petition, alleging he was not competent to be...Read more
Filed on: Friday, March 26, 2021
Summary: This case is an appeal out of the Dixon County Court and is reversed and remanded for further proceedings. Kelly H. and Maria V. were married in California in 2008 and moved to Nebraska after their marriage. In 2017 Maria’s sister had a baby, Yasmin S., out of wedlock. Yasmin’s mother...Read more
Filed on: Friday, February 12, 2021
Summary: The separate juvenile court of Lancaster County adjudicated Prince R. as a child who lacked proper parental care by reason of the fault or habits of his parents, Mohamed K. and Abak R. The juvenile court concluded that the parents failed to ensure that Prince received necessary medical...Read more

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