IN RE: MASON E., ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on May 16, 2016

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Nicolas Allen Schaefer, Kingsport, Tennessee, for the appellant, Jody E.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter, and Michael Cameron Himes, Assistant Attorney General, for the appellee, Tennessee Department of Children?s Services.

Stephanie Epperson Stuart, Guardian ad Litem.

Judge(s): GIBSON

The trial court found by clear and convincing evidence that Father had committed severe child abuse by knowingly exposing his three minor children to methamphetamine. Father appealed the trial court's decision to admit positive drug tests for the children into evidence and the trial court's finding of severe child abuse. We affirm.