Blue Ridge, GA asked in Juvenile Law, Family Law, Adoption and Civil Litigation for Georgia

Q: Our parental rights were terminated in Juvenile Dependency case. Can our children be adopted w/out our knowledge?

My hubby showed for the TPR hearing, I did Not. Apparently, our rights WERE terminated. He didn't sign any paperwork, and, as I stated, I did not even go. Can our babies be adopted out without even our Knowledge? Also, can we adopt our own kids?!

2 Lawyer Answers
Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If your rights were terminated, the children can be adopted with no notice to you.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: They will be able to be adopted out with you being notified or getting consent from you if you lost your parental rights.

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