Baytown, TX asked in Adoption and Family Law for Texas

Q: how can my husband adopt my 11and 12 year old?

there father hasnt been around since they were 2yrs old hasnt paid child support or given anything financial. was given the oppertunity to write the state that he was the father and agreed that the sate help mee and its been 10yrs

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Rick  Davis
Rick Davis
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  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Bryan, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: In order for your husband to adopt, you would have to petition to terminate your children's father's parental rights. From what you described, you probably have the statutory bases to do so.

Sharita Blacknall
Sharita Blacknall
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  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The children's father's parental rights have to be terminated and an adoption filed for your husband.

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