IN RE JASMINE B., ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Sep 23, 2016

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

James D. Potter, Clarksville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Brenda B.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery, III, Attorney General and Reporter; and Brian A. Pierce, Assistant Attorney General, for the appellee, Tennessee Department of Children‘s Services.

Judge(s): GOLDIN

This is a termination of parental rights case. Appellant/mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to two minor children on the statutory grounds of: (1) abandonment by failure to provide a suitable home, Tenn. Code Ann §§36-1-113(g)(1), 36-1-102(1)(A)(ii); (2) substantial noncompliance with the requirements of the permanency plans, Tenn. Code Ann. §36-1-113(g)(2); and (3) persistence of the conditions that led to the children's removal from Appellant's home, Tenn. Code Ann.§36-1-113(g)(3). Appellant also appeals the trial court's finding that termination of her parental rights is in the children‘s best interests. Discerning no error, we affirm and remand.