Due Process-Parents have a due process right to be present for the manifest best interest and least restrictive means portion of proceeding for the termination of their parental rights

R.E.B., Jr. v. Department of Children and Families, — So.3d —- (2018) Trial court held two hearings regarding termination of parental rights. The first hearing considered only whether there were statutory grounds to terminate father’s parental rights. The second hearing addressed whether termination was in the children’s manifest best interest and the least restrictive means […]