Q: What needs to be done to adopt a child?
My fiance has two daughters that I'm wanting to adopt, she is the only one on the oldest child's birth certificate, and the youngest the father is on the birth certificate, but has nothing and wants nothing to do with the child. How would we go about getting the adoption process taken care of?
A: You need an attorney to petition the court for adoption and for termination of his parental rights.
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