What constitutes an unfit parent?

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An unfit parent is one who does the following; ignores or completely neglects the welfare of the child, endangers the child, fails to care for the child, failing of the child’s grades due to neglect, the child acts up or out of control due to neglect, the home environment is in shambles and where there is evidence of child abuse or exposing the child to abuse.
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In America, an unfit parent is anyone who does thing differently than you would and you're willing to make a big deal about it. An unfit parent is someone who isn't as smart or as
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This is generally the same in all states. If the child is in danger, if they are not receiving appropriate care, if the child is neglected or abused. If you can prove beyond a reasonable
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There is no set time. Three weeks is not abandonment; one year is. You should consider filing a petition for nonparental custody. You should consult a good attorney before doing so.
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One is considered an unfit parent under the law if they endanger the life of a child or if one completely neglects the welfare of that child. One may also be considered unfit as a parent if they abuse the child or expose the child to abuse. In addition to that, if a child lives in a home which is in shambles, the parents may be considered unfit as parents.
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