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Case Law Development: Termination of Parental Rights Does not End Child Support Obligation

In an unpublished opinion, the Illinois Supreme Court has held that the termination of parental rights does not extinguish a child support obligation unless the child is being adopted. The court relied on the language of the Illinois statute, which… … Continue reading

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New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms Decision to Deny Termination of Parental Rights of Parent with Multiple Sclerosis

On May 3, 2018 the New Jersey Appellate  Division published the case of DCPP VS. T.D., R.C. AND R.G., IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF M.G., B.C. AND A.G. (FG-20-0040-13, UNION COUNTY AND STATEWIDE)(CONSOLIDATED) (RECORD IMPOUNDED) (A-4918-15T1/A-4923-15T1), an Opinion … Continue reading

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Termination of Parental Rights

Minnesota is home to many loving and capable parents. Some, however, fail to provide safe, loving homes for their children. In especially alarming situations, these parents' rights to care for their children may be taken away by the court in … Continue reading

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Sperm Donor Denied Parental Rights

From USA Today: BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — A married same-sex Chemung County couple can rebuff an effort by a sperm donor to exert parental rights on the daughter born as a result of the arrangement. A midlevel New York appeals court… … Continue reading

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Can a Non Relative to a Child That Has Not Adopted Have Parental Rights?

While any person’s definition of “family” might be unique to them, it’s important to remember that it’s the court of New York’s delineation that matters most when decisions are to be made around child custody, parenting time, and visitation. As … Continue reading

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