Can I go to a judge and ask for termination of parental rights?

Asked about 1 year ago - Paterson, NJ

I have a child support case open for over 6 years, I never received a dime. Per my knowledge the father has left the country via deportation. Can I go to a judge and ask for the father's termination of parental rights just in case the father comes back.

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  1. Yolanda Navarrete

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    Answered . From the facts you provide it appears you may file for sole parenting. Parental rights are difficult to terminate except if there is abuse or another parenting to adopt.

    973-984-0800. Please be advised my answers to questions does not constitute legal advice and you should not rely... more

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