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Mom Doing Time for Abuse Loses Rights to All Five (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the lower court decisions terminating mother’s parental rights to her five children on alternative grounds supported by record evidence allowing termination under both Va. Code §§ 16.1-283 (B) (2) (no reasonable likelihood of improvement) and ...

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Grandparents Can’t Remove Child from Foster Care (access required)

Grandparents are not entitled to remove granddaughter from foster care without showing that they or another family member are qualified as suitable and competent custodians, the Court of Appeals holds. Grandparents cared for granddaughter during her mother’s hospitalization for severe ...

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