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Juvenile Law Appellate Court Slip Opinion

by Booth, George


AC45026 - In re Katia V. (Termination of parental rights; Claim of violation of mother’s rights under ADA; "The respondent mother, Karen V., appeals from the judgment of the trial court terminating her parental rights with respect to her minor daughter, Katia V. (Katia). On appeal, the respondent claims that (1) the Department of Children and Families (department) and the court violated her rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq. (2018), (2) the court erred by denying her motion to bifurcate the adjudicatory and dispositional portions of the termination proceedings, and (3) the court erred by denying her motion to sequester certain witnesses. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.")