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Is it true that Illinois can't terminate parental rights to…

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Is it true that Illinois can't terminate parental rights to only one child, it has to be all children in the home?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in IL family court?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer about this yet?

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Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Bruce Schreiber, Family Law Attorney replied 4 months ago
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I am not aware of that being the case. Where have you seen that?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I was told that information by a DCFS worker.
Family Lawyer: Bruce Schreiber, Family Law Attorney replied 4 months ago

i can find no indication of that in the Illinois statutes. It may be a DCFS policy.

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