L.L. IN RE A.L.
Argued: May 14, 2015
Appeal from child protection order dismissed. Judgment in family matter affirmed.
On the briefs:
Sean Ociepka, Esq., Belfast, for appellant C.L.
Janet T. Mills, Attorney General, and Meghan Szylvian, Asst. Atty. Gen., Office of the Attorney General, Augusta, for appellee State of Maine
Logan E. Perkins, Esq., Silverstein-Law, P.A., Bangor, for appellee biological father of A.L.
At oral argument:
Sean Ociepka, Esq., for appellant C.L.
Meghan Szylvian, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellee State of Maine
Logan E. Perkins, Esq., for appellee biological father of A.L.
Panel: SAUFLEY, C.J., and ALEXANDER, MEAD, GORMAN, and JABAR, JJ.
[¶1] C.L. sought de facto parent status regarding his ex-wife's then eight-year-old daughter, A.L. He appeals from a judgment entered by the District Court (Belfast, Worth, J.) ruling on two motions that were consolidated for consideration: (A) a motion in a child protection matter concerning A.L. and (B) a post-judgment motion in C.L.'s divorce from A.L.'s mother, L.L. C.L. argues that the court made insufficient factual findings and erred in determining that C.L. was not a de facto father to A.L. We ...