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Parents need to be on their best behavior during the pendency of a child termination suit
For child welfare agencies across the United States, it’s the ultimate measure to use against parents—termination of their parental rights (TPR). Used when there are serious concerns about abuse or neglect, the procedures ...
Unfit to parent: A Texas perspective.
When is a parent considered unfit to parent their own children? Allegations of being “unfit” must be shown by offering supporting documentation such as police reports, medical files or other authoritative documentation. ...
Medical Neglect Can Be Grounds for Termination of Parental Right
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2022-10-19)
A child’s environment can constitute a source of physical and emotional medical neglect. Termination is warranted where clear and convincing evidence is presented that parents had no plan in place to meet their children’s ...
Abusive or dangerous conduct may result in termination of parental rights
A parent's rights can be terminated if they are not able to properly care for their child. The Eighth District Court of Appeals in El Paso recently dealt with this issue in In the Int. of R.A.B., 2023 Tex. App. The appellate ...