Q: My son's father signed a paper giving away his rights so that my husband can adopt my son. Now he wants joint custody
Now he wants joint custody because of child support will the court give him joint custody. Even though the paper was signed and notarized
A: If the document met the guidelines for "consent" you need to hire counsel and file the petition for a step-parent adoption. The father will object so it will be necessary for us to prove that the consent should be enforceable. I've done this before but it's no easy task.
Lee N. Feinberg
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