Can they terminate parent rights after kids be out of home since 2017 and still present?
2 attorney answers
It sounds as though there is presently a CHIPS action pending. The State will petition for a TPR if it appears the Mother and Father are not likely to meet the condition of return and has not had contact with the children for a period in excess of six months.
yes, rights can be terminated if a child has been out of custody for 15 of the last 22 months or if they are unlikely to meet conditions in the next 6 months.
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