Parental Rights & Obligations

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Question: If a child has been removed from the home by CPS and assigned a family guardian 8+ yrs ago, does the mother have to petition the court in order to restore parental rights and get the child back? Or does the guardian have to petition the court?

Answer: If parental rights were terminated, it may not be possible to reinstate rights.  http://www.adoptionchildwelfarelaw.org/document_detail.php?id=1154

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  • If a child has been removed from the home by CPS and assigned a family guardian 8+ yrs ago, does the mother have to petition the court in order to restore parental rights and get the child back? Or does the guardian have to petition the court?

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