All posts in Termination of Rights

How Can My Sister Establish Contact With Her Children?

I live in Indiana and my sister lost or terminated her parental rights to three of my nephews. They were privately adopted through child protective services about six or seven years ago. What rights does she or any of the family members have to establish contact with the children or attempt to gain custody of them? Read more [...]

Did I Legally Give Up My Parental Rights?

I was working with CPS because I have an addiction. I am in full blown recovery and working a program. Read more [...]

How Can I Prevent The State of Kansas From Terminating My Paternal Rights?

What can I do to avoid the state of Kansas taking my unborn child away from me at birth? I have relinquished my rights to 2 children and also have had my rights to two other children terminated in Kansas. Read more [...]

How Can I Get My Parental Rights Reinstated?

5 years ago my parental rights were terminated because I put up with my ex-husband beating on me. Three of the 4 boys have been adopted. My oldest is 15, and lives in a foster group home. Read more [...]

Can I Have My Parental Rights Reinstated?

5 years ago my parental rights were terminated because I put up with my ex-husband beating on me. Three of the 4 boys have been adopted. My oldest is 15, and lives in a foster group home. Read more [...]

Will My Parental Rights Be Terminated?

My cousin has a child who is 4-years-old. She was arrested for forgery and sentenced to 3 years with early release in late 2015. She owes about $1230.00 back child support to her child's father. He is now asking for his wife to be able to adopt the child. My cousin just received papers of a court date for March 27th, 2014 for adoption of this minor child. Can this be legally done and what are the mother's rights? This is in the state of Indiana. Read more [...]