Termination of Parental Rights.


Byline: Derek Hawkins

WI Court of Appeals District I

Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. R.H.

Case No.: 2018AP1827

Officials: BRENNAN, J.

Focus: Termination of Parental Rights

R.H. appeals from an order terminating her parental rights to E.M. on the grounds that the evidence is not sufficient to support the trial court's finding of unfitness at the grounds phase based on R.H.'s failure to assume parental responsibility. The evidence, viewed in the light most favorable to the court's finding, supports the trial court's finding that R.H. had failed to assume parental responsibility for E.M. because she had not "accept[ed] and exercise[d] significant responsibility for the daily supervision, education, protection and care of the child." WIS. STAT. 48.415(6)(b). We therefore affirm.

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