You wish to know how to terminate parental rights, this article will discuss 4 ways to terminate parental rights in Orange County California. In family law the termination of rights is extremely delicate; therefore, you will need the guidance of an experience family law attorney in Orange County. Many top family law firms offer free consultations; therefore, I recommend you take advantage of the free service in order to educate yourself on the procedures. In most cases the termination of the parent’s rights is done in the best interest of the child.
1. A petition to end the parental rights of the dad can be filed if a mother, organization, or individual having physical or legal guardianship of the child surrenders for, or agrees to, adoption of the child and The dad’s bond to the child has previously been concluded, or decided not to exist by a court; The dad has been notified in writing that he is, or could be, the natural father of a child placed for adoption and he did not try to establish legal paternity of the child within 30 days of service of the notice (or birth of child, whichever is later.) Dad signed a DSS form repudiating his paternity, surrendering the child for adoption, agreeing to the adoption of the child, or merely giving way any rights he might have had with the child.
2. A request to have a child affirmed free from the control and custody of both or one parent may be filed if the child has been abandoned by one or both parents; the child has been neglected or cruelly treated by one or both parents; the child is one whose parent or parents suffer a disability because of the addicted use of control substances or alcohol, or who are ethically debauched.
3. A request to end the parental rights of whichever parent can be filed if the parent, for a time of 12 months or more, deliberately failed to be in touch, support and care for the child when he or she was able to do so.
4. A request to have a child confirmed free from the control and custody of both or one parent might be filed if both or one parent does not have the legal custody of the child. The court discovers that the child would benefit from being adopted by his or her guardian. In making this determination, the court will ponder all reasons relating to the best interest of the child. The guardian for at least 24 months would have had physical custody of the child.
If you wish to terminate parental rights in Orange County and need to speak with an experience family law lawyer, please call me so that I can review your case and determine if the law will permit your legal Grounds for petition to terminate parental rights, I offer a free initial consultation so there is no excuse. Look forward to discussing your case.