Termination of Parental Rights Under Juvenile Law

At the Orange County Law Office of David P. Schwarz we are experienced termination of parental rights attorneys who have litigated many parental termination cases in the Orange County Juvenile Court System. We will protect your interest and defend you from allegations to terminate your parental rights. Please call us at 949 735 9266 or contact us on the web or via email at dpslaw66@gmail.com.

An Orange County termination of parental rights attorney must protect the parents from the Court ruling at the dispositional hearing or at the six month or twelve month review that reunification services are terminated. Once it is determined there is no reunification services offered the court can then search for a permanent placement plan for the children. The children can either be adopted, placed in a guardianship or placed in long term foster care.

At the orange county Law office of David P Schwarz we will protect our clients interest from termination of parental rights. Once the termination of parental rights hearing is set by the Orange County Juvenile Court they will not give the opportunity to the parents to reunify with their children. The Orange County Juvenile Courts only focus is to set a permanent plan where to place the child. Usually An Orange County termination of parental rights attorney will assist in finding an adoptable home for the children.

However, An Orange County termination of parental rights lawyer can help you with the opportunity to reinstate reunification plan by filing a petition under Welfare and Institutions Codes section 388 to modify the order terminating reunification services.

The burden of proof to terminate parental rights in the juvenile court is clear and convincing evidence. This is a high burden of proof for the County, to convince the juvenile court that termination of parental rights is deemed appropriate alternative to returning the children to the custody of the parent or parents.

At the Orange County Law office of David P Schwarz we can protect you from termination of parental rights by showing that there is a legal detriment to terminating the parental rights to the juvenile court. One type of detriment occurs if the children are with a relative who does not want to adopt the children.

In addition, the Orange County juvenile Court will not terminate the parental rights if there was a failure to provide reasonable services for reunification of the parents; the child is found to be unadoptable; a legal guardian is appointed; a relative will retain custody of the minor children or the Court finds that long term foster care is available is a better solution to the permanent placement of the children.

At the Law office of David P Schwarz we are experience termination of parental rights lawyers who have many years of court litigation protecting our clients from termination of parental rights in the Orange County Juvenile Court system. Please contact our office at 949 735 9266 or contact us on the web or via email at dpslaw66@gmail.com.