1951 iberg custody
Page 18 Judge Studies Data In Case - Will Make Decision In <:hild Action 'Circuit Judge Bruce F. Betlfucs . Wednesday at Neillsville said he wUl consider testimony'-in the reopened child custody case of Judy Iberg, La Crosse, and make - • decision to dismiss or continue the matter, it was reported Thursday. District Attorney John Bosshard said Judge Beilfuss stated he would announce his decision on the controversial case in about three weeks. Judge Beilfuss discussed stip- •ulated .facts ot the case "Wednesday afternoon' with Attorneys Reginald £. Nietsch, representing the six-year-old girl's foster lather, Harvey Iberg, and Robert J. Jenkins; counsel for Mrs. Lillian Iberg, the foster mother. Assistant District Attorney Philio G. Arneson* also took part In discussions at the judge's chambers in Neillsville. The Iberg case was reopened ' by Judge BeiUuss Aug. 28 after affidavits, were submitted -the court maintaining Mrs. Iberg is si fit parent and should be returned custody of the. little girl. The girl had been taken from Mrs. Iberg and returned to her natural parents by court order in June. The court took action after a psychiatrist reported' Mrs. Iberg, was emotionally unfit as a parent. Iberg and his wife had adopt* the girl when she was an infant. After having the child four years, the Ibergs were divorced. The dispute over custody of the child • followed arguments resulting from visiting privileges awarded Iberg in the divorce decree.