Q: i was supposed to be adopting with my wife she says after signing i only signed a consent for her to adopt is that legal
wife and i were to adopt her biological grandaughter. she was getting an attorney to handle it pro bono. the day we met to sign papers i was under the impression i was about to adopt this little girl we had had in our posession since she was 3 weeks old. I was the one that wanted the child and pressed for adoption.Just prior to going before the judge to signs papers i was told i couldnt adopt by her because we hadnt been married long enough so she forced me to sign by threat of DHS or Biological parents coming to take child if I didnt allow her to adopt right then. She said in 6 months I would be put on adoption. In 6 months we were having marital
problems because of her and she refused to put me on the adoption. Was it legal as husband and wife for me to sign a consent form or something just for her to be the adoptive parent. I believe she was only using me and when timing was right she planned to divorce me. But I had the child from 3 wks to 2 1/2 years old I WANT MY DAUGHTER.
A: Probably. Go see an attorney about this.
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