No. 4975.

648 P.2d 1180 (1981)

98 N.M. 367

In the Matter of Jane DOE, a child. STATE of New Mexico, ex rel., DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, Petitioner-Appellee, v. Elodia MINJARES, Respondent-Appellant.

Court of Appeals of New Mexico.

November 17, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jeff Bingaman, Atty. Gen., Bruce M. Burwell, Asst. Atty. Gen., Santa Fe, for petitioner-appellee.

Larry R. Hill, Alamogordo, for respondent-appellant.


SUTIN, Judge.

The trial court entered judgment that the parental rights of Elodia Minjares be forever terminated with a minor child and that its legal custody be placed with the Department of Human Services (DHS) for purposes of adoption of the child, with physical custody to remain in foster parents pending adoption. Elodia appeals. We reverse.

The trial court found:

On May 9, 1975, a 10 month old child, having been born June 17...

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