No. 426-80; CA A21945.

648 P.2d 417 (1982)

58 Or.App. 384

IN THE MATTER OF WILLIAM PAUL EALS AND LARRY N. EALS, Minor Children. STATE ex rel. Juvenile Department of Klamath County, Respondent, v. Martha Eals CLARK, Parent, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of Oregon.

Decided July 28, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gary L. Hedlund, Klamath Falls, argued the cause and filed the brief for appellant.

Daryl Dodson Wilson, Asst. Atty. Gen., Salem, argued the cause for respondent. With her on the brief were Dave Frohnmayer, Atty. Gen., Stanton F. Long, Deputy Atty. Gen., and William F. Gary, Sol. Gen., Salem.



We are satisfied by clear and convincing evidence that the juvenile court made the proper decision.

The judge actually applied a higher standard of proof than necessary in concluding "beyond a reasonable doubt" that defendant's parental rights should be terminated. Santosky v. Kramer, ___ U.S. ___, 102 S.Ct. 1388, 71 L.Ed.2d 599 (1982); State ex rel. Juv. Dept. v. Farrell, 58 Or.App. 258,

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