Weekly Twitter Update 2014–September–28

: Court may terminate parental rights if parent unable or unwilling to protect child from abuse #11231

: Kansas Code for Care of Children is liberally constructed to protect children #11231

: A child may be if living in same residence with a sibling who has been or is being abused #11231

: When reviewing determination, appeals court views evidence in light most favorable to state #11231

: Appeals courts do not re-hear or re-determine facts or discretionary decisions anew #11231

: State must prove that child is by clear-and-convincing evidence #11231

: 1 related appeals decision was issued today (2014-Sept-26) #111231

: Court erred refusing to renew protection order because ‘nothing has happened in 3 years’

Five Reliable Ways to Wreck Your Marriage or Relationship

Missouri judge hears arguments over recognizing out-of-state same-sex marriages, will rule ‘as quickly as possible’

: Nominating Commn sends 3 names to governor for judge vacancy ()

: Five lawyers apply for Div 2 judge vacancy (), interviews Oct 14, 2014:

: Nominating Comm’n seeks candidates for open judge position Div 6 () by 10/24/2014:

How Painful Relationships Can Be The Best Teachers

My answer on to: Can my ex go back on our legal divorce decree in which any child support obligation …

: Swearing-in ceremony for newly admitted lawyers set for Friday, September 26, 2014 @ 9:40 am

state court judge finds state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional

Domestic violence a red flag for officer safety

: ‘Prevailing party’ attorney fee shifting provision in past decree not appropriate for child-related issues