To terminate his parental rights you would have to file a petition with the Chancery Court where you live. If there is an adoption to take place, he can voluntarily terminate his rights. You need to speak with an attorney and discuss your options.
She was released to her parents. Is this an "arrest"? Is this a criminal record and does she have to show it on job applications or college form? Should we get an attorney for the family court appearance?
All youth court records and proceedings are sealed in the State of Mississippi. Assuming your child was placed in a juvenile detention center and not an adult detention center, this arrest is not a public record and would therefore not need to be shown on job applications or college applications....Read more »
Where your boyfriend lives does not affect his child support responsibility. He will still be responsible for child support no matter where he lives. If his moving wll affect him exercising visitation then he will need to seek a modification.
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