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Termination of Parental Rights

Termination of parental rights (TPR) means that all rights, powers, privileges, immunities, duties and obligations existing between parent and child are permanently severed, pursuant to a court order.  Parental rights may be terminated either voluntarily or involuntarily.  Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on this subject are available by clicking here.

Below you will find basic instructions for handling your court matter and most of the forms you will need to get from the beginning to the end of the process.  You have the option to:

  • Print the forms in PDF or
  • Complete the Word Fillable forms on-line

If a form is listed but not linked to a PDF or Word document, you must obtain that form from the office in which your matter is being handled.

Please keep in mind that not all forms are due at the same time. Review the Instructions provided to determine in what order to complete each form and other tasks required.

Hint: ONLY COMPLETE THE TASKS IN THE ORDER THEY ARE LISTED - Read ahead, but do not work ahead.

Termination of Parental Rights Packet




JC-1630 Petition for Termination of Parental Rights
GF-150 Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act Affidavit
JC-1633 Summons (Termination of Parental Rights)
JC-1635 Notice and Order of Hearing (For Publication)
JC-1634 Consent to Use Mother's Name for Publication
JC-1638 Order Concerning Termination of Parental Rights (Voluntary)
JC-1639 Order Concerning Termination of Parental Rights (Involuntary)
JC-1636 Consent to Termination of Parental Rights (Affidavit)
JC-1637 Consent to Termination of Parental Rights (Judicial)


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