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Human Services Board recommends counsel change in child cases


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HURLEY — The Iron County Human Services Board is recommending the county board pass a resolution changing who will handle certain legal processes involving children in the county.

The resolution — which the human services board passed at the end of June — would move children in need of protection and services, and termination of parental rights proceedings from the district attorney’s office to the responsibility of the county’s corporation counsel, Tim Dean.

Human Services Director Cally Kilger told the board the change was designed to resolve an...