By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published September 18, 2023 | | |
Termination of parental rights is a legal process in which a person’s rights as a parent are permanently taken away. This means they are no longer considered the child’s legal parent, losing the right to visit or communicate with the child and the ability to make decisions regarding the child’s upbringing. In some cases, the Read MoreRead More
When parents divorce, they generally both retain parental rights absent extenuating circumstances. However, some parents fear their ex will challenge them in court and want to make sure that their parental rights are preserved. The best way to protect your parental rights is to work with an experienced divorce and child custody attorney—but in the Read MoreRead More
All parents are expected to protect their children’s physical and emotional wellbeing. A parent who is incapable of doing so or who poses an active threat to a child’s wellbeing may have his or her parental rights terminated. In general, American courts operate under the philosophy that it is usually in the child’s best interests Read MoreRead More
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