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Termination of Parental Rights

WI Court of Appeals – District I

Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. L.M.,

Case No.: 2021AP970

Officials: DONALD, P.J.

Focus: Termination of Parental Rights

L.M. appeals the order of the trial court terminating her parental rights to A.S.M. L.M. failed to appear at the initial hearing on the termination of parental rights petition and a default judgment was entered. Subsequently, L.M. moved to vacate the default judgment, which the trial court denied. On appeal, L.M. argues that the trial court erred in denying her motion to vacate the default judgment. In addition, L.M. argues that a new trial in the interest of justice should be granted. We affirm.

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Derek A Hawkins is Corporate Counsel, at Salesforce.

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