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Appeal lost over failure to challenge basis for terminating rights (access required)

Because the father did not challenge the circuit court’s alternative basis for terminating his parental rights, meaning  those rights would remain terminated even if he prevailed on the issue he was appealing, the appellate court affirmed the lower court’s decision. Background Father and mother are the biological parents to two children. In April 2015, father was incarcerated, ...