Q: My son's father has never paid child support, and has not seen him in 3 years. Can I terminate his rights?
I recently married and my husband wants to adopt him.
A: The termination of a parent's rights is something that must be done by the court, if there are biological rights at this point. He may well agree to this and then it will simply be a case of filing a petition. However, you need to know at that point that you can not come after him for any child support ant the adoptive father would be obligated to pay child support if you two divorce.
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