Jenelle Evans and husband David Eason regained custody of youngsters Kaiser, 4, and Ensley, 2, after a custody battle that ended on July 3, and a lawyer EXCLUSIVELY tells HL what the longer term might maintain for them now.
Jenelle Evans, 27, and David Eason, 31, are reportedly fortunately by the perimeters of their youngsters, Kaiser, 4, and Ensley, 2, once more after regaining custody of them on July 3. The Teen Mother 2 stars initially misplaced custody again in May when there have been considerations for his or her security from Youngster Protecting Providers after David shot and killed the household canine, however now that they’ve made their courtroom appearances over the previous month, a decide dominated of their favor, and Jamie S. Getty, North Carolina household lawyer, EXCLUSIVELY tells us what the choice might entail and and the way it might have an effect on them.
“Since this is a juvenile case and the court documents are confidential, we can’t know exactly what decision the judge made because it could be one of two options,” Getty EXCLUSIVELY defined to HollywoodLife. “The petition could have either been completely dismissed by the judge which likely means the judge did not believe the allegations in the petition rose to the level of abuse or neglect provided by law. Or the judge granted a trial home placement which means the case would continue to allow social workers to check in on the family. It gives the social workers the opportunity to go back in Jenelle and David’s house and make sure the parents are still following up on the stipulations of their case plan and that the kids are still living in a safe environment.”
Though neither Jenelle or David have publicly spoken out in regards to the particulars of regaining custody, Getty tells us their actions within the subsequent few months might give a sign of what’s going on. “If Jenelle and David are seen back in juvenile court within the next couple months, that either means it was a trail home placement or that a new incident has been reported and a new petition has been filed which would likely be reported in the media,” she stated. “It was also reported that David was required to undergo a psych evaluation which I’m assuming came back and didn’t find anything or it didn’t reveal he was a danger to the kids.”
Getty additionally informed us whether or not or not Jenelle and David might lose their youngsters once more sooner or later if one other incident much like the canine taking pictures incident occurs. “There would have to be some incident that would be reported to DSS, a new circumstance,” she stated in regards to the potential for shedding custody of their youngsters. “In this case, DSS would go in sooner rather than later and their case tends to be scrutinized a bit more because there is prior history. It would not look good for them especially if the new incident is a repeat of a prior situation.”
Getty additionally defined that the case might have stronger restrictions if Jenelle and David the second time round. “I would imagine that they would have a safety plan that would have more requirements,” she admitted. “If they have not done anything to correct the prior issue, the judge will likely implement some harsher hoops for them to jump through before getting their kids back again.”
After the canine killing incident in May, Jenelle’s son, Kaiser, who she shares with ex Nathan Griffith, went within the custody of his dad,and her daughter, Ensley, who she shares with David, went within the custody of Jenelle’s mom, Barbara. Jenelle’s oldest son, Jace, 9, was already within the custody of Barbara earlier than the incident and it continues to stay that manner.