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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Child’s Mental Illness (access required)

The Court of Appeals holds that termination of a mother’s parental rights was in the best interest of her child, whose previously violent behavior had escalated to preparing to act upon suicidal ideation, after a prior suicide attempt, and mother continued to refuse services for herself and the child. The mother, who was mildly mentally retarded ...