In re Jason J., D054188
Juvenile court order terminating parental rights and choosing adoption as the preferred permanent is affirmed where: 1) the court did not err by terminating parental rights without making an express finding of unfitness as petitioner's only status was that of a biological father; and 2) substantial evidence supports a finding of insufficient benefit from continuing the parent-child relationship.
- Decided 07/09/2009
- Published 07/09/2009
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Amanda Benedict for the Minor.
- For Appellees:
- Maryann M. Milcetic for Defendant and Appellant., John J. Sansone, County Counsel, John E. Philips, Chief Deputy County Counsel, and Gary C. Seiser, Katharine R. Bird, and Patrice Plattner-Grainger, Deputy County Counsel, for Plaintiff and Respondent.