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definition of TPR:

the court process through which a birthparent's legal claim to his or her child is permanently removed. Termination of Parental Rights actions are brought when birthparents will not voluntarily relinquish their rights.

TPR, as it might be used:

The court ordered the TPR based on a history of neglect by the birth parents.

TPR may also be referred to as:

  • termination of parental rights
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