Authorities say the couple adopted the girl in 2010 and a doctor who examined her that year estimated her age as 8 years old. The girl has dwarfism and is from the Ukraine. Before leaving for Canada in 2013, the couple legally changed her age to 22.
Kristine Barnett told the court Friday that she's retained an attorney who was unable to attend the hearing. Michael Barnett's attorney, Terrance Kinnard, asked prosecutors clarify the allegations.
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