Termination of Parental Rights Attorney in Pearsall-
We can Help you with your Termination of Parental Rights
When it comes to a termination of parental rights, the court ends a parent-child relationship between a child or one or both parents. Parents can file for a termination of parental rights as long as they meet certain requirements. At the same time, someone that was given parental rights but is not the biological parent of the child-then they can file to end those rights as well. Furthermore, people that can apply include:
- A relative non-parent who is the child’s main taker and if biological parents are not alive.
- A person with court-ordered access.
- A person who has been the foster parent of the child for a year.
- An adoptive parent.
- A governmental entity.
- A private agency.
At Guerra Law Firm We Can Help You
Termination of parental rights cases can be complicated and extensive. However, our team at Guerra Law Firm has dealt with many family defense cases that deal with the termination of parental rights. During these cases, many factors about the child’s/children’s life may change. For example, the change of the child’s name, terminating any inheritance from the former parent if there was any, or determining if child support will have to be paid and by who.
Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights
Sometimes there are factors that may cause the termination of parental rights when the child/children’s lives are in danger or the parents are not able to take care of them. The following are reasons why parents’ rights might be terminated involuntarily.
- Domestic Abuse.
- Parents are severily dependable on alchocol or drugs.
- Abadonment of Child.
- Sexual Abuse.
- Parents are not mentally or physically able to take care of their children.