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Termination of Parental Rights

The Family Division handles actions involving termination of parental rights. In these cases, hearings are held before a judge to determine whether it is in the best interest of the child to end the parental relationship. 

Forms:

Termination of Parental Rights Form

Checklist: 

How to file a for a Petition to Terminate Parental Rights 

Protocols Relative To Termination Of Parental Rights, Surrender Of Parental Rights, Voluntary Mediation And Adoptions Involving RSA 169-C Cases (Pursuant to Circuit Court Administrative Order 2017-20)