SEC. 93-15-107. Parties to proceeding to terminate parental rights.
In an action to terminate parental rights, the mother of the child, the legal father of the child, and the putative father of the child, when known, shall be made parties defendant. A guardian ad litem shall be appointed to protect the interest of the child in the termination of parental rights. A child may be made party plaintiff, and any agency holding custody of a minor shall act as party plaintiff.
SOURCES: Laws, 1980, ch. 485, Sec. 4 subd (1), eff from and after July 1, 1980.