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Off the wall question

Posted by mom2emall (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 11, 09 at 12:24

So today I was thinking about how it has been about 6 months since my skids have heard from bm. I was wondering how long before it is considered abandonment and a ground for terminating parental rights?? Not that we would do such a thing. I was just wondering.... I know that there is a lot more involved that that but I was just curious.

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RE: Off the wall question

I have wondered the same thing, given the situation with my DD and her absent BD.

I *think* (and correct me if I am wrong), the courts will NEVER terminate a parent's rights unless there is an adoptive parent.

Like--the only way I could have BD's rights terminated would be if my DH was adopting DD at the same time.

I know different states have different rules.

RE: Off the wall question

Love - in Texas, that is the case.

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