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'Teen Mom' Court Hearing on Fate of Baby Leah

12/30/2010 5:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned ... a hearing is set for January 19 in the "Teen Mom" case  to determine what should happen to baby Leah -- daughter of Amber Portwood.

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TMZ has obtained court documents "In The Matter Of Leah Shirley, A Child Alleged to be a Child in Need of Services."

According to the docs, the judge will conduct a "Fact-Finding Hearing."

Among the witnesses who will appear:

-- Amber Portwood, the mom
-- Gary Lee Shirley, the baby daddy whom Amber beat
-- Dorothy Ferguson, a Department of Children's Services staff attorney
-- Rebekah Johnson, DCS Case Manager

The docs also show Amber has denied the allegations of neglect:  "Amber Portwood ... denies the allegations of the petition and the matter is set for a Fact-Finding hearing on 1/19/2011.

There is also reference to removing Leah from Amber's home, to secure the baby's "health and welfare."

We've also obtained Gary's subpoena, which requires him to come to court with documents, video and other items that address the issues.



8 COMMENTS

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1.

coco    

Green Hornet to the rescue!

1329 days ago
2.

PETER LEE    

FAT MOM FAT KID WHAT A BRIGHT FUTURE

1329 days ago
3.

NDNchief    

Ahh. . the pride of Indiana. This slampig needs to spend some $ on a chin reduction, as in one chin only. She got more chins than a chinese phonebook.

1329 days ago
4.

Kelly    

ugh she is so gross. and the child's father isn't any better. poor baby needs to be taken away from this obvious disgusting situation.

1329 days ago
5.

MIDNIGHT TOKER    

geeez she is a whopper..waaa happened..yesterday she was hot

1329 days ago
6.

ifuseekamy    

I thought TMZ was about CELEBRITIES.

1329 days ago
7.

jc    

For having fugly parents, shes a cute kid.

1329 days ago
8.

A voice of Reason    

The kid should go to an orphanage because none her parents obviously care about her.

1328 days ago

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