Parental Rights

Judge Terminates Mom's, One Dad's Parental Rights In Case Of Kids Found In FreezerA judge terminated convicted murderer Mitchelle Blair's parental rights to her two surviving children, and also severed the rights of the father of the youngest child.
Proposed Law Would Block Sex Offenders' Access To KidsNew child protection legislation is being considered by lawmakers in Lansing.
Bills Could Significantly Change Mich. Paternity LawsLegislation before state lawmakers would make a significant change to Michigan's paternity laws.
Court Skips Child Custody Dispute Involving WomenThe Michigan Supreme Court has refused to take an appeal from a woman who has been fighting for joint custody of three children born to her female former partner.
Mom Who Faked Son's Cancer Surrenders Parental RightsThe Macomb County mother who faked her son's cancer as a way to scam people out of money has given up her parental rights.
Standoff Mom: 'Come Help Me, Obama!'A 13-year-old girl taken by authorities late last month from her mother during a barricaded stand-off by police will remain in state custody.
More Tests Ordered Before Judge Rules In Parental Rights CaseA psychological evaluation has been ordered for a Farmington Hills mother accused, then cleared, last year in the death of her husband.