S-13-0533, In re Interest of Samantha C. (Appellant)
Dodge County Court, Judge Kenneth J. Vampola
Attorneys: Sara VanBrandwijk (Dodge County Attorney’s Office) --- Shane J. Placek (Sidner Law)(Appellant)
Proceedings below: The trial court adjudicated Appellant for habitual truancy under § 43-247(3)(b).
Issues: The trial court erred in 1) determining the State proved the allegations contained in the petition by a preponderance of the evidence and 2) concluding the Fremont Public Schools and the State under §§ 79-201 et seq. were not required to attempt remedial measures under § 79-209 prior to pursuing court intervention.