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

The Court of Appeals upholds termination of a father’s parental rights, in light of his felony conviction for aggravated sexual battery of his girlfriend’s seven- and ten-year-old girls. Even assuming, without deciding, that DSS failed to conduct an investigation to determine if placement of the children with a relative (here, father’s brother) was appropriate pursuant to ...