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Statute: Soc. Serv. Law § 384-b Circumstances That Are Grounds for TerminationAbandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestAbuse/NeglectMental Illness or DeficiencyAlcohol or Drug Induced IncapacityFelony Conviction/IncarcerationFailure of Reasonable EffortsAbuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another Child
Failure to Maintain ContactFailure to Provide SupportChild Judged in Need of Services/DependentChild's Best InterestChild in care 15 of 22 months (or less)Felony assault of child or siblingMurder/Manslaughter of sibling childCircumstances That Are Not Grounds for TerminationSexual AbuseFailure to Establish Paternity