Terminating a parent’s rights or taking his consent and relinquishment without a pending adoption primarily occurs in DSS cases. The Court approving a Consent and Relinquishment or terminating a parent’s rights without a pending adoption is rare in private actions. The person would have had to have done something egregious to warrant a Court terminating
Two Common Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights
By Russell W. Hall III on
Posted in Family Law, Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of parental rights (TPR) is the process by which all future rights and responsibilities of the biological parents are terminated.
Two of the more frequently used grounds for the termination of parental rights in a private adoption action are:
- The child has lived outside the home of either parent for a period of six