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Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion

by Townsend, Karen


AC38627 - In re Sydnei V. (Termination of parental rights; “On appeal, the respondent claims that the court (1) violated her right to due process by failing to determine, during the dispositional phase of the termination of parental rights proceeding, that there would be some adverse effect to the child by failing to terminate her parental rights in the child, (2) erred in finding that it was in the child’s best interests to terminate the respondent’s parental rights as to the child, and (3) committed plain error by failing to canvass her prior to trial as required by In re Yasiel R., 317 Conn. 773, 120 A.3d 1188 (2015) (Yasiel canvass), and In re Daniel N., 163 Conn. App. 322, 135 A.3d 1260, cert. granted, Conn. , A.3d (2016). We disagree and, therefore, affirm the judgment of the trial court.”)