Can I Ever Go Home Again if My Parent’s Rights Were Taken Away?

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Education for Justice

In 2013, the Minnesota Legislature passed the Family Reunification Act. This law lets a judge reestablish (give back) parental rights that were terminated (taken away) in a Juvenile Court proceeding.

This can only happen in limited situations. This fact sheet describes reestablishment and things you need to know if you want to go back home to your parent.