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In the Matter of NP & KS, FH# 2018-0294

Date: 
05/25/2018
Author: 
Anne L. Dale Nialetz

Affirmed - DCF had reasonable cause to support an allegation of neglect where: (1) Appellant Parent's low level of engagement in drug treatment was insufficient to maintain their sobriety; and (2) child expressed being upset about how much their parents yell at each other, especially when the children were young enough to be vulnerable and dependent upon their parents. DCF had sufficient evidence to find neglect even though the children weren’t present during the Appellant's drug overdose.

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