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Family Law Keyed to Wadlington
Santosky v. Kramer
Citation:455 U.S. 745
Petitioners are the natural parents of Tina and John. After certain incidents reflecting parental neglect, respondent initiated a neglect proceeding and removed Tina from her natural home. About 10 months later, he removed John and placed him with foster parents. He petitioned the Ulster County Family Court to terminate petitioners’ parental rights in the children. The judge ruled that the best interests of the children required permanent termination of the petitioner’s custody.
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