2018 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Chapter 2 - Custody of children of parents divorced in another state or country; action in Superior Court; notice to persons interested; judgment; exclusion from
Section 9:2-18 - Procedure to terminate parental rights

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 9:2-18 (2018)

Section: 9:2-18: Procedure to terminate parental rights

6. An approved agency which is providing supervision of a child may institute an action in the Superior Court, seeking the termination of the rights of the parents of such child and the transfer of custody of such child to the agency. A prior surrender of custody as provided by Article II of this act shall not be deemed a waiver of notice or service of process in proceedings under Article III hereof. At least five days prior to the hearing, the plaintiff shall file with the court a written report as to all circumstances of the case.

L.1955,c.232,s.6; amended 1991,c.91,s.192.

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