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Mom to face deposition in Russian adopted boy case

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LYNCHBURG, Tenn. (AP) - An American woman who sent her adopted Russian son back to Moscow has been ordered to answer questions from attorneys for an upcoming child support case in Tennessee.

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Torry Hansen has refused to talk to investigators since April 2010 when she sent her then-7-year-old adopted son to Moscow with a note saying he had psychological problems and that she didn't want to be his mother anymore.

No criminal charges were ever filed, but her adoption agency filed a lawsuit seeking child support in Bedford County, Tenn., where Hansen was living.

The Shelbyville Times Gazette reported that on Wednesday Circuit Court Judge Lee Russell ordered Hansen to give a deposition to an attorney for the adoption agency on Feb. 20 and set a new trial date for May 17.

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Information from: Shelbyville Times-Gazette

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