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Domestic Relations – Parent & Child – Termination of Parental Rights – Mother’s Substance Abuse – No GAL

In re S.R. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-0865, 16 pp.) (Wanda G. Bryant, J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County District Court. (Rickye McKoy-Mitchell, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Where (1) petitioner Youth and Family Services Division did not allege dependency as a ground ...

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Domestic Relations – Parent & Child – Termination of Parental Rights – Attorneys

In re K.J.L. Even though respondent's attorney told the court, "I cannot argue that there's not statutory grounds that exist for termination, I would hope the court would find that those are not sufficient to be in the best interests," given counsel's diligent representation of respondent and the overwhelming evidence of grounds to terminate her parental rights, respondent has failed to show that she received ineffective assistance of counsel.

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Domestic Relations – Parent & Child – Termination of Parental Rights – Incarcerated Father – Little Contact – No Support – Abandonment

In re A.J.M.P. (Lawyers Weekly 10-07-0601, 16 pp.) (Robert N. Hunter Jr., J.) Appealed from Harnett County District Court. (Albert A. Corbett Jr., J.) Holding: Based on the best interest of the child, the trial court properly terminated parental rights ...

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