Mother and Father have a long history with child protective services.
Some of their children have been taken into protective custody and placed in foster care a number of times.
But Mother and Father kept having more children.
They now have seven children.
Mother and Father have been charged over the years with substance abuse, domestic violence, educational neglect and medical neglect.
Mother and Father reportedly haven’t always visited regularly with their children while they were in foster care.
Mother and Father have allegedly misused government funds made available to them.
Mother and Father’s children have been in protective custody on and off for ten years.
Their children are stuck in limbo.
Family court judge orders the child welfare agency to petition to terminate Mother and Father’s parental rights, in the hope that the children may achieve permanency with different parents.