All opinions are subject to modification and technical correction prior to official publication in the North Carolina Reports and North Carolina Court of Appeals Reports. In the event of discrepancies between the electronic version of an opinion and the print version appearing in the North Carolina Reports and North Carolina Court of Appeals Reports, the latest print version is to be considered authoritative.
Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the
decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, ___ N.C.
App. ___, 618 S.E.2d 241 (2005), affirming a judgment terminating
respondent's parental rights entered 23 March 2004 by Judge Peter
L. Roda in District Court, Buncombe County. Heard in the Supreme
Court 14 February 2006.
Charlotte W. Nallan for petitioner-appellee Buncombe County Department of Social Services.
M. Victoria Jayne for respondent-appellant father.
Judy N. Rudolph for appellee Guardian ad Litem.
*** Converted from WordPerfect ***