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Published October 22, 2013, 01:00 AM

Jailed Fargo mother could be released Tuesday or Wednesday

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fargo mother who remains in jail on a civil contempt charge could be released as early as Tuesday or Wednesday. This is now Day Eleven in Jail for Katina Tengesdal, but after finally getting an attorney team from the Fremstad Law Firm, there is movement.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fargo mother who remains in jail on a civil contempt charge could be released as early as Tuesday or Wednesday. This is now Day Eleven in Jail for Katina Tengesdal, but after finally getting an attorney team from the Fremstad Law Firm, there is movement.

WDAY 6 News has learned Judge Doug Herman has decided to let Katina out of the Cass County Jail if she agrees to allow her daughter supervised visits with the grandparents. According to a court order filed today, Judge Herman is calling for supervised visits at Rainbow Bridge Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon.

This comes after Katina Tengesdal was jailed after refusing to allow her 7-year old daughter unsupervised visits with the child's grandparents. Katina says she fears for her daughter's safety during unsupervised visits. She cites a North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Aprehension investigation into alleged sexual abuse. No charges were ever filed.

In his order today, Judge Herman wrote that those B-C-I papers are considered hearsay and not admissible in this matter. Judge Herman was also critical of Katina Tengesdal for not making court appearances and ignoring court ordered grandparent visitation for her daughter.

Judge Herman writes it is in the child's best interest to have a relationship with her grandparents. While Katina will agree to supervised visitation, her attorneys say she does not concede visitation of any sort in in her daughter's best interest.

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