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NM Appeals Court Schedules Jan. 27 Hearing

January 18, 2011 - Jen Laws

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Thursday, January 27. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 10:00 am.

A three-judge panel will preside: Chief Judge Cynthia A. Fry ('81), Judge Jonathan B. Sutin (`63), and Judge Timothy L. Garcia ('84)

Following are the details of the case:

Freedom Cheteni, Petitioner-Appellant, represented by Edward Ricco, Jocelyn Drennan


Julia Ann Delahoussaye., Respondent-Appellees represented by Mark L. Pickett
And Brian Delahoussaye and Peggy Delahoussaye, Petitioners-Appellees

In the Matter of the Guardianship of Patrick D., A Child

Petitioner-Appellant challenges the granting of kinship guardianship to the maternal grandparents, stating that all the statutory requirements have not been met. Additionally, Petitioner challenges the requirement for visitation of authorizing the release of his immigration records.

Appellant's Brief in Chief
Appellee's Answer Brief
Appellant's Reply Brief

For more information, contact Nora Gonzales at 505-841-4618.