Written by attorney Annette Sanchez | Oct 31, 2017

Can my Parental Rights be Terminated because I'm in jail?

There are certain criminal offenses that may be used as a ground for termination of parental rights. Even if the criminal offense does not fall into one of the categories, you rights may be terminated depending on the length of jail time and the age of child.

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