Q: How do I terminate my parental rights in the state of GA? I have 2 children from Ex wife!
My ex wife and I have two boys who she have kept from me. I got married in 2016 and was put on child support. I am tired of being harassed and I’m tired of my children getting hurt by me trying to contact them. I currently have two girls by my current wife and none of us are allowed to contact the boys ever. I have payed child support but haven’t always been consistent (because I wanted to see/talk to my kids).
I want to move on and close this chapter because they are the only one being hurt by the contamination of their mother. So because of all of this I would like to terminate my parental rights since I was told that they already have a father and I am not needed!?? Please help!
A: You are not likely to be able to terminate your parental rights under these circumstances. Termination of parental rights is only permitted in limited circumstances. Generally, only voluntarily when there is another parent willing to step into the biological parent's place in a step-parent adoption.
A: Terminating your parental rights is not an option. That will only happen in a step-parent adoption. It doesn't sound like you are exercising the rights you have, so they may as well be terminated. Also, and more importantly, terminating your parental rights does not terminate your obligation to pay support.
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