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Posted by: Barry Kolar on Jul 3, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Cynthia S. Lyons, Cookeville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Renee R.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter, and W. Derek Green, Assistant Attorney General, for the appellee, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services.

Judge(s): McBRAYER

A circuit court adjudicated a child dependent and neglected because her mother’s mental incapacity rendered the Mother unfit to properly care for the child. Upon review, we conclude that the circuit court’s decision is supported by clear and convincing evidence, and thus, we affirm.