What are legal grounds to terminate parent rights in Colorado?

Answer Clear evidence of child abuse

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What legal grounds are needed to terminate non custodial parent rights?

This would vary by state, but basically the court would have to believe that it is in the best interests of the child that he/she not have a legal relationship with the parent.

Can a parent lose custody of a child if parental rights are not voluntarily relinquished or terminate by the court?

Is it legal for an adoptive parent to give child back to parent whose rights were terminated?

Not without the legal system involved.Not without the legal system involved.

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 »