Can you terminate parental rights?

Answer 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.

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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 »

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 »

How to Terminate a Father's Parental Rights?

Termination of parental rights can be ordered by the court in situations involving neglect or abuse, or if the parent has abandoned the children or refuses to see them. In these cases, it's importa... Read More »