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In re Desiree M., No. D055670

Juvenile court's judgment terminating a mother's parental rights over her two children is affirmed as: 1) the mother lacked standing to raise notice and inquiry issues; 2) the mother forfeited any right to raise the notice and inquiry issues; and 3) although the court should have inquired into the children's absence from a continued hearing, they were provided sufficient notice, and any error was harmless.      

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Appellate Information

Filed January 26, 2010


Opinion by Judge Aaron

For Appellant:   Patricia K. Saucier

For Appellee:   John J. Sansone, County Counsel, John E. Philips, Chief Deputy County Counsel, Gary C. Seiser, Senior Deputy County Counsel