Termination of Parental Rights of Woman Who Suffered from Situational Anxiety Disorder Rejected

Richmond Dep't of Soc. Servs. v. Enriquez, No. 1650-03-2 (Va. Ct. App. July 13, 2004)

The Virginia Court of Appeals refused to terminate a woman's parental rights after concluding that there was sufficient evidence to establish that the woman had made substantial efforts to remedy the conditions that led to the placement of her son in foster care.  The court cited the woman's attendance at recommended programs and services, her independently obtaining one-on-one sessions with the director of community violence services, and her participation in individual counseling, even after an initial ruling terminated her parental rights....

Found in DMHL Volume 24 Issue 1