Legal Question in Family Law in Colorado

Termination of Parental Rights

if the non-custodial parent lives in another state and calls his child once every year or year and a half, and keeps moving from state to state to avoid paying child support, has only seen his daughter once in six years can i terminate his parental rights as a father?

Asked on 10/10/00, 2:47 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jack Harding Denver Center for Divorce Solutions

Re: Termination of Parental Rights

Most likely only if there is another potential father ready to adopt. The court will not want to lose the possibility of getting support from a father somewhere. The court will not want to increase the likelihood the child would become a ward of the state, should something happen to you.

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Answered on 11/06/00, 11:33 am

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