NOS. 4-06-0562, 4-06-0596 Filed: 11/30/06
IN THE APPELLATE COURT
In re: S.J., a Minor, ) Appeal from
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, ) Circuit Court of
Petitioner-Appellee, ) Champaign County
v. (No. 4-06-0562) ) No. 03JA11
MARK ROEMER, )
In re: S.J., a Minor, )
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, )
v. (No. 4-06-0596) ) Honorable
KIM SLATER, ) Holly F. Clemons,
Respondent-Appellant. ) Judge Presiding.
JUSTICE COOK delivered the opinion of the court:
On August 30, 2005, the Champaign County trial court
entered an order placing custody and guardianship of S.J. (born
January 30, 2003) with his foster mother, Debra Faulkner.
Respondents, Kim Slater, formerly known as Kim Johnson-Slater,
and Mark Roemer, are S.J.'s biological parents, and each appealed
the trial court's order. On appeal, we reversed and remanded,
ordering that the trial court comply with section 2-28 of the
Juvenile Court Act of 1987 (Juvenile Court Act) (705 ILCS 405/2-
28 (West 2004)). Upon remand, the trial court entered a revised
order again placing permanent custody and guardianship of S.J.
with Faulkner. Kim and Roemer appeal. We reverse and remand