There is no right to a jury trial in a CPS case to terminate parental rights. However, there are sometimes defenses. You might be able to schedule a paid consultation with an experienced attorney, who would review the court file and then interview you about the facts.
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There will be no jury trial in a parental termination case. The judge retains the right to make decisions that are in the best interest of the child.
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