736 A.2d 1261 (1999)

161 N.J. 365

In the Matter of the GUARDIANSHIP OF DMH, CLHW, LFH and RQH, Minors.

Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Decided August 3, 1999.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Andrea M. Silkowitz, Assistant Attorney General, for appellant, New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services (Peter Verniero, Attorney General of New Jersey, attorney; Jaynee LaVecchia, Former Assistant Attorney General, of counsel).

Nancy Goldhill, Edison, for respondent, L.R. (Melville D. Miller, Jr., President, Legal Services of New Jersey, attorney, Ms. Goldhill and Beatrix W. Shear, on the briefs).

Mary Patricia Keefe, Law Guardian, submitted a notice of appearance on behalf of the minor children CLHW, LFH and RQH.

The opinion of the Court was delivered by HANDLER, J.

This appeal, a companion case to In re Guardianship of K.H.O., 161 N.J. 337, 736 A.2d 1246 (1999), requires the Court to consider whether the Division of Youth and Family Services has established by clear and convincing evidence that the termination of parental rights is in the best interests of...


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