Blue Ridge, GA asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Georgia

Q: Is it possible to vacate a Termination of Parental Rights Order after the children have been adopted?

Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) occurred in 2021 and was involuntary. It is my understanding that in GA, a TPR can be vacated under certain circumstances, and the time limit is 3 years from the date of the TPR. Is this right? If so, does it still apply to my case if my kids have already been adopted? They were adopted the same year of the TPR- 2021.

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Unfortunately, the time to appeal your termination of parental rights order would have needed to have been filed within 30 days from the date of the order.

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