Can you terminate a mothers rights in Washigton?

Answer In general, parental rights are terminated either preparatory to an adoption, or after a trial in which it is determined that the parent is unfit. In any case, termination of parental rights does ... Read More »

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Can a mother request from the judge to reinstate fathers parental rights once she has already petitioned the court to terminate his rights and the judge did terminate his parental rights?

Yes. It's called "disruption" and it does happen. Sometimes a child comes home with problems so severe that they cannot be handled by the new family; in such cases, the parents can seek to disrupt ... Read More »

Can you terminate parental rights?

Terminating your parental rights is a serious decision. If you wish to terminate your rights consult a family lawyer and ask about your states laws about parental termination.

Who can terminate parental rights?

A court with jurisdiction over the parties and the subject matter.

How to Terminate Parental Rights?

Parental rights can be terminated voluntarily--usually to facilitate adoption--or involuntarily in cases where a parent is ruled not fit or not acting in the best interests of a child. Here are som... Read More »