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    Apr 25, 2017, 07:56 PM
    Can I ask the court to terminate the parental rights if I have guardianship
    I have had my grandson for 10 yrs and have guardianship and our case was closed since he has a permanent place, but I would like to know if I can go back to court and ask the court to terminate parental rights of both parents. I was awarded guardianship though child protection services in nc and I don't understand why they haven't done this beings how both parents have never done what they were asked.
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    Apr 26, 2017, 05:04 AM
    Terminating parental rights is VERY difficult unless the parents consent or they represent a danger to the child. How old is your grandson now. What advantages do you thoink adoption will give you?
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    Apr 26, 2017, 06:47 PM
    Yes it is very hard to terminate rights, and it is never done "automatically". You can hire an attorney and show to the court where it is in the child's best interest to have this done.

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