The biological father was the respondent and a copy of the petition was found in his belongings after he died, so I believe he received notice. If the adoption goes through, are the biological father's parental rights terminated, or could it mean something less than that? For example, having... View More
Your question is difficult to answer because the first sentence you wrote is ambiguous. The biological father "being part of the case" could mean he is joining as a petitioner in the attempt to adopt the child, it could mean he is a respondent who has consented to the adoption, or it...View More
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After marriage you and your new husband can file a petition for adoption of the child. Do NOT try this on your own -- there are too many opportunities to do it incorrectly and the stakes are too high! Hire an attorney who does adoptions and let him or her make sure all the details are handled...View More
Father isn’t on the birth certificate and was given many chances to meet his daughter but has only met her once for 5 minutes since she was born he refuses to answer any texts or calls and No DNA test was done. Would we need his consent for the adoption or do we have to take him to court.
You either need his written consent or serve him with your Petition for Adoption and give him a chance to appear in court. Don't try this without a lawyer! Adoption has a number of details that need to be handled exactly correctly. Acquiring a child in this manner should not be left to "I...View More
To petition for your daughter through Form I-130, you can follow these general steps:
Determine eligibility: As a lawful permanent resident (green card holder), you can file an I-130 petition for your unmarried child over the age of 21. Make sure your daughter meets the eligibility...View More
the mother is in jail right now waiting a trial and then will go to prison for a while. I am his wife. We want to prove paternity and totally adopt him as OURS . But don't want him around his "mother" ever again seeing as she is so unfit. We have 4 kids of our own and a house and I... View More
There are too many variables in your situation for a lawyer to give you solid advice on these issues without sitting down and talking to you and your husband. I encourage you to make an appointment with an attorney in your area who handles adoptions. Also, if DCFS has to due an investigation of you...View More
You don't necessarily need her consent based on the facts you set forth, but it will be easier if you have her consent. Either way, you are required to provide her formal notice that you're attempting the adoption.
Her biological father was deemed unfit. I have a full time job and financially stable. I do still live at home with them but in the process of finding my own place. The adoption took place 8yrs ago. It was an adoption case.
My house is in awful condition. Its unfit and unsafe to live here. My parents wobt consent to my emancipation and may become violent. I have people that would let me live with them. I dont know what to do.
I have 2 children that my mother has guardianship of and the guardianship was filed in Indiana so I petitioned the court to terminate the guardianship. In return my mother goes and gets an attorney in Illinois and filed for adoption of my 2 children. I have not been notified of the adoption in... View More
You should immediately hire an attorney in the county where the adoption case has been filed. Bring all the paperwork related to the Indiana guardianship with you to the first appointment with the attorney. Explain what's happening and he or she should take it from there.
Her legal guardians have taken my daughter from me, filed an emergency motion in Illinois stating to the Judge that they are deciding who speaks/ sees to her, and that they would deny any contact from both parents. My ex (her father) was released from jail with 2 counts of continuous family... View More
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