Q: How does an unmarried father reinstate parental rights when baby was placed for adoption in Tennessee?
A termination of parental rights was signed thru an agency before baby was born, upon realizing the child was his he has changed his mind and wants to father the child. He was not present when the birth certificate was signed. Mother can still revoke decision until 23rd but would rather not
He needs to register with the putative father registry. Information can be found at
He also needs to retain a seasoned local family law attorney, like yesterday.
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