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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Substance Abuse (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds termination of the parental rights of a mother whose child testified positive for cocaine and heroin at the time of birth, and whose father also was incarcerated. The mother underwent treatment, but admitted to using “benzos” which enhanced the effects of the methadone she was taking. She failed to complete the drug ...