Suit for Sibling Access

Suit for Sibling Access –  In certain circumstances, a situation may arise where an older sibling requests to gain access to, or custody of, a younger sibling. We have written at great length about conservatorship suits, so this blog will strictly stick to suits for sibling access. For a review of conservatorship suits, go here…

Some final thoughts on termination suits

Some final thoughts on termination suits As part of our ongoing conversation on termination suits, I think it’s important to look at the effect a terminated parent-child relationship has on certain legal rights. Simply put: terminating a parent-child relationship does not completely sever all rights and duties between a parent and child. Below is a…

Termination Suits (Part II)

Termination Suits (Part II) To round out our blog conversation on a court’s decision to terminate the parent-child relationship, I think it’s important to discuss certain situations where the court may permit a parent whose parental rights have been terminated to have contact with their child. Again, the primary goal of a termination suit is…

Termination Suits

Termination Suits We’ve discussed in great detail the court’s commitment to protecting a child’s best interest when it comes to everything from a standard divorce to issues of conservatorship, possession and access, and parentage suits. Looking out for a child’s interest can also mean completely severing the parent-child relationship. In this blog, we will attempt…