If so what forms would need to be filled out and how would they be filed?
I am the biological mother. My son is almost 2 years old and his father has not even spent the equivalent of week with him since he was born. He shows no interest in our son and makes no attempt to see him or call to ask about him. I have thought about talking to the father about terminating his rights since my son doesn't know him I feel it would be in the best interest of my child. The father has paid child suport on and off for the last 9 months but it behind a great deal, I am not interested in the child support I am only interested in proving my son with the life he deserves.
Criminal Defense Attorney
It depends on the circumstances. Courts are reluctant to leave a child without two parents. Consult with an attorney regarding your circumstances to see if he/she believes it is something the court would consider.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
I am not sure why you want to terminate parental rights. Are you the biological father or biological mother? What is the motivation behind this question? If you are the father, are you trying to avoid paying child support? If you are the mother, are you trying to protect your daughter from harm? Depending on your reason, there maybe other options than termination. You need to talk to a lawyer about these options. Based on your reasons, your lawyer can help you find the best way to accomplish your goal, with or without termination. As for what forms you need to fill out, the answer is complicated. In short, there are no standard forms.
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