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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Child’s Truancy (access required)

A mother contends her daughter’s truancy was not a valid, legal basis for termination of her parental rights under Va. Code § 16.1-283(B), and the Court of Appeals says termination on that basis was improper. However, the appellate court upholds termination under Code § 16.1-283(C)(2), which allows termination of residual parental rights of a parent of ...