This is an appeal by Darlene H. from an order entered on May 21, 2013, which dismissed her petition for grandparent visitation on grounds that she lacked standing to intervene in the termination of parental rights and adoption proceedings involving her biological grandchild. A final order of adoption terminating the parental rights of Darlene H.’s daughter, Whitney H., to her daughter, Isabella S., was entered on April 24, 2013. The Notice of Appeal was not filed by counsel for Darlene H. until June 21, 2013, more than thirty (30) days from the date of entry of the May 21, 2013 order.read more »
Patrice Donice Butler Kinsey, Harriman, Tennessee, for the appellant, Darlene H.
Andrew Nathan Hall, Wartburg, Tennessee, for the appellees, Jason O. and Rachel O.