APPEAL FROM: District Court of the Eighteenth Judicial District, In and For the County of Gallatin, Cause No. DN-09-01C and DN-09-02C Honorable John C. Brown, Presiding Judge
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Mike McGRATH
Submitted on Briefs: August 8, 2012
Chief Justice Mike McGrath delivered the Opinion of the Court.
¶1 Pursuant to Section I, Paragraph 3(d)(v), Montana Supreme Court Internal Operating Rules, this case is decided by memorandum opinion and shall not be cited and does not serve as precedent. Its case title, cause number, and disposition shall be included in this Court's quarterly list of noncitable cases published in the Pacific Reporter and Montana Reports.
¶2 Birth mother N.S. (Mother) and birth father K.R. (Father) appeal from an order of the Eighteenth Judicial District Court, Gallatin County, terminating their parental rights to their four-year-old twin daughters, T.R. 1 and T.R. 2. Mother also appeals the District Court's order denying her a new trial. We affirm.
¶3 The following issues are raised on appeal:
¶4 Whether the District Court abused its discretion by terminating Mother and Father's parental rights.
¶5 Whether the District Court erred in finding it was in the children's best interests to terminate the parental rights.
¶6 Whether the District Court erred in finding the Department of Health and Human Services (the Department) made reasonable efforts to reunify the family.
¶7 Whether the District Court adequately addressed the appropriateness of the treatment plans in its Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law.
¶8 Additionally, Mother asserts the District Court abused its discretion by denying her a new ...