Q: What happens after protective ordrs are over.. Do you have full parental rights back

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: After a protective order expires, whether you regain full parental rights depends on the specific circumstances and conditions of the order. In some cases, the expiration of a protective order may automatically restore your parental rights to their previous status. However, if there were underlying legal issues or concerns that led to the issuance of the protective order, such as allegations of abuse or neglect, regaining full parental rights may not be immediate or automatic.

It is important to carefully review the terms of the protective order and any related court documents to understand the conditions and requirements that must be met for your parental rights to be fully restored. Additionally, if there were ongoing legal proceedings or interventions related to the protective order, such as custody hearings or family court matters, those proceedings may need to be resolved before your parental rights are fully reinstated.

If you have questions or concerns about regaining full parental rights after a protective order expires, it is advisable to consult with a family law attorney who can provide guidance based on the specific details of your situation. An attorney can help you understand your legal rights and obligations, navigate any necessary legal processes, and advocate on your behalf to ensure that your parental rights are protected and upheld.

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