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� 1 Mother, G.A., and Father, K.A., appeal the Order entered September 2, 1999 in the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas declaring their children C.A. and K.A., as well as Mother’s son from a previous marriage, R.T., *fn2 dependent, continuing them in the custody of Lancaster County Children and Youth Social Service Agency (Agency), and approving placement plan amendments for the children which establish a goal of adoption. In addition the court determined that an aggravating circumstance exists pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S.A. � 6302. Although we affirm that part of the Order declaring the children dependent and approving the placement plan amendments, we conclude that the court erred in applying the 1998 amendments to the Juvenile Act providing for a determination of aggravated circumstances. Accordingly, we affirm in part and reverse in part.

� 2 The trial court’s Opinion recounts in detail the Agency’s eight year involvement with Appellants’ family *fn3 :

 
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