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1. Admission to grounds 3. Continuing CHIPS 39. TPRs 45. WI Court of Appeals C. Unpublished Opinions D. Grounds, Sec. 48.415 E. Procedure G. Disposition, Secs. 48.426-427

When parent “admits” grounds TPR, court can find her unfit without taking testimony

Walworth County DHS v. S.S.K., 2019AP782, 7/17/19, District 2 (1-judge opinion, ineligible for publication); case activity During the grounds phase of the Walworth County’s TPR case against S.S.K., she “admitted” the ground of continuing CHIPS; she didn’t plead “no contest.”  This distinction proved decisive to the court of appeals’ decision to affirm the termination of […]
Source: WI Public Defenders – On Point
When parent “admits” grounds TPR, court can find her unfit without taking testimony