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Tag Archives: Family Law

Adoption was in child’s best interests (access required)

The record supports the trial court’s approval of  the adoption appellant’s child by the child’s maternal great-grandmother. Best interests Appellant Rorrer, the child’s biological father, was incarcerated on June 19, 2019, to serve a four-year sentence for distributing a controlled ...

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Children’s best interests considered in visitation order (access required)

Where the JDR court’s visitation ruling specified only “reasonable visitation” for father, the circuit court properly imposed a specific visitation schedule. The court had the authority to do so despite striking father’s evidence concerning changed circumstances. Further, despite mother’s contrary ...

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Children were properly placed in foster care (access required)

The circuit court properly determined appellant’s children were abused or neglected. Dispositional orders approving the removal and initial foster care plans for appellant’s children are affirmed. Background Appellant and her children, 15-month-old twins, were residents of a shelter. About a ...

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