Parental rights; final orders for termination are appealed directly to Court of Appeals. (HB748)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Termination of parental rights; juvenile court as court of record.  Provides that final orders involving the termination of parental rights and the approval of permanency plans with the goal of adoption entered by the juvenile and domestic relations district court are appealed directly to the Court of Appeals. The bill further establishes that the juvenile court functions as a court of record in such cases. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100755D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/01/2010Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2011
02/03/2010Continued to 2011 in Courts of Justice
12/02/2010Left in Courts of Justice