Divorce & Custody Resources for District of Columbia

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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn the District of Columbia, the child is emancipated when child turns 21.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: District of Columbia
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - §§ 6-2108(d), 16-2353, 16-2354(b)
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or Deficiency 
Alcohol- or Drug-induced IncapacityYes
Felony Conviction/ Incarceration 
Failure of Reasonable Efforts 
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain Contact 
Failure to Provide Support 
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/DependentYes
Child's Best InterestYes
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less)Yes
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Need for continuity and care
• Quality of relationship
• Location of parent(s) unknown

District of Columbia Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for District of Columbia
District of Columbia Parenting
Plan Generator
District of Columbia Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in District of Columbia

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