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I want to make sure I understand...you mention that you are filing a request to modify custody. Who has custody currently? You and the father? You and your mom?
What does the father think of all this? Does he have an opinion?
ThanksIt is possible for a court to terminate parental rights IF there is evidence that the parent is a clear danger to the child.
That said, what you are describing? I HIGHLY DOUBT any court would terminate your rights.
A few reasons why:
1. Mom has no standing. If mom has no legal rights to the children, she has no standing (no legal right) to request your rights be terminated. Dad could make this request (he has rights...so he has standing). But not your mom.
2. It is incredibly rare for a court to terminate parental rights. If there is evidence that the parent is a danger to the child, much more common is that the court will modify custody (for example, limit time with the children and require visits be supervised)
Now...mom could complain to child protection services and request they do an investigation...and they have the power to request that the court limit your rights. But your mom has no standing to remove your rights
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In order to have standing there would need to be a court order for guardianship...that is not what you have described. And even if she had a court ordered guardianship, there would need to be clear evidence that you are a danger to the children and that the danger is so great that all rights must be terminated...that is not going to happen based on what you have described. No how...no way...
No. It would not. If there was evidence you attempted to kill one or more of the children? OK...that would be enough. But having a mental health issue is NOT a basis to terminate your rights.
Mental health issues alone are not a basis to terminate rights.Period.
There must be evidence that you are a danger. And not just some, remote danger. The court will only terminate your rights if there is clear evidence that with you spending time with the kids, they are in danger. Again, what you described I do not see it. I do not see a basis to terminate rights, even if you had attempted suicide in the past.