The child’s physical and emotional well-being is the most important consideration when looking at termination of parental rights. Some children at put in dangerous situations, some children are surrounded by adults with a pattern of drug use, and some children have parents who don’t have the mental capacity to care for them.
There are many grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship including:
The Texas Family Code, details the specifics for each ground for termination. In the end, the child’s best interest comes first.