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Understanding Termination Of Parental Rights

Last updated on June 1, 2022

There are numerous factors that may contribute to the need to terminate the rights of a parent. In some cases, the willful abandonment of a child is a valid reason, in others, failure to provide support. Regardless of the circumstances, at Scott Law Group, it’s our goal to protect the best interests of the child.

At our firm, our attorneys and professional staff provide parents, grandparents, stepparents and others with the representation and resources they need to terminate the rights of negligent or otherwise unfit parents, secure adoptions, guardianships or pursue other legal measures to ensure the children in question are well-protected. We termination of parental rights in adoptions and other circumstances, in the Winston-Salem metro area and throughout North Carolina.

Tragic Circumstances Can Turn Into Success Stories

When pursuing a petition for the termination of parental rights, we help clients facing a wide variety of circumstances. For prospective adoptive parents, it may be necessary to secure a termination of the biological parent’s rights before the adoption can be completed. In other instances, a biological parent may fail in his or her duties to provide support or may otherwise abandon the child and the other parent can petition for a termination of parental rights.

In short, there must be a good reason to terminate a biological parent’s parental rights. As your lawyers, we can explain North Carolina’s laws pertaining to grounds for termination. We can also outline the reasons why it’s not possible to relinquish or terminate your parental rights to avoid paying child support or other obligations.

With years of experience and a reputation for successfully working with families throughout the region, we are confident that we can help you protect the best interests of the children in your life. We handle all aspects of establishing fathers’ or grandparents’ rights, modifying existing custody agreements and all other aspects involving family law.

Reach Out To Our Winston-Salem Attorneys

To schedule a consultation, give us a call at 336-310-8569 or 800-566-2907. You can also contact us by filling out our email form. From our Kernersville law office, we routinely work with clients across North Carolina.