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Iron County approves DA handling parental rights terminations

 


By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors approved having District Attorney Matt Tingstad handle any future parental rights termination cases Tuesday.

The change means Iron County’s corporation counsel, Tim Dean, will no longer need to represent the county in any future hearings.

There hasn’t been many parental rights termination cases in recent years, however, that may be about to change.

“(It hasn’t happened) that frequently in the past,” Director of Human Services Cally Kilger told the Daily Globe. However, Kilger said the sw...



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