IN RE: EMILY N. I., ET. AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on May 30, 2012

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

J. Michael Kerr, Jefferson City, Tennessee, for the appellant, Teresa O.

Attorneys 2:

Rebecca C. Vernetti, Sevierville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Harrison O.

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter, and Marcie E. Greene, Assistant Attorney General, General Civil Division, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services.

Charles Scott Justice, Jefferson City, Tennessee, guardian ad litem for the minors, Emily N. I., Preston R. P. O., and Jeffery J. R. O.

Judge(s): MCCLARTY

This is a termination of parental rights case in which the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services filed a petition to terminate the parental rights of Teresa O. and Harrison O.1 Teresa O. was the mother of three children, while Harrison O. was the father of two of those children. The trial court terminated Teresa O.’s parental rights to all three children and terminated Harrison O.’s parental rights to his two children. Teresa O. and Harrison O. appeal. We affirm the decision of the trial court.