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Posted by: Barry Kolar on Dec 27, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

William A. Camerson, Cookeville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Miranda B.

Attorneys 2:

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

Judge(s): STAFFORD

Mother appeals the termination of her parental rights. Because the trial court failed to provide a rationale for its decision and the final order entered by the trial court is nearly a verbatim recitation of the termination petition, we vacate the order of the trial court and remand for the entry of an order that reflects that it is the product of the trial court’s individualized decision-making and independent judgment.