Linnell, Choate, & Webber, LLP attorneys Molly Watson Shukie, Esq. and Jeffrey A. Schwartz, Esq. successfully defended an appeal to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court in the matter of Adoption by Jessica M., et al.  At trial in Androscoggin County Probate Court, Attorney Shukie, on behalf of Petitioners, obtained an order terminating the parental rights of the child’s parents in anticipation of adoption.  The father appealed the termination of his parental rights, and the Law Court affirmed the decision. The full decision is available at the following: https://www.courts.maine.gov/courts/sjc/lawcourt/2020/20me118re.pdf.