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Mental impairment isn't grounds to end parental rights, Minnesota Court of Appeals says

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  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • A man from Detroit Lakes, Minn., regained parental rights to his young daughter Monday when the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that those rights had been wrongfully terminated based solely on his mental impairment.
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    The court ruled that there was no evidence that the father’s intellectual impairment interfered with his ability to be part of a parent-child relationship

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