Sharon R. Moss' answer As a relative you have standing to file a petition for custody in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in the county where the child lives. The court will make a custody determination based on the best interests of the child. Speak to an attorney for more specific advise on your situation.
Deborah Annette Carroll's answer It is encouraged to keep siblings together, especially twins. However, there isn't a statue that says it is prohibited. If you would like more information regarding community resources and/or adoption, please give me a call.
Ellaretha Coleman's answer Courts are not generally in favor of undoing adoptions. You should speak with an attorney to discuss your options of moving forward to terminate his relationship with the child.
Homer P Jordan IV's answer What about you taking the rights? There are facts to your case that we would need to review in order to provide a thorough response. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
Kristine Jones' answer Could be adoption or guardianship. You should seek out a family law attorney in your area who can discuss your specific situation and give you complete advice on which option is best for you and the child. Best of luck!
Cary B. Hall's answer I'm afraid I don't understand your question. Is your child born, and another Virginia couple is adopting your child? Are you in the middle of adoption proceedings either here in Pennsylvania, or in Virginia?
I suggest you contact whoever is brokering the adoption, and pose your question there. Alternately, if the child is born and still lives with you (and you otherwise qualify), you could file for food stamps or cash assistance for both you and your child now in Pennsylvania. Best...
Shane Michael Oncale's answer Yes. If parental rights have not been terminated the parents can always come back and petition the court for a return of custody. It can be a long and difficult process but it is possible. Grandparents can get rights to visitation under a vary narrow set of circumstances exist and may be considered for placement over "distant family members" depending on the circumstance and the stage you are in the case. You should definitely seek the advice and counsel of someone experienced in Family and...
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer A"surrender " cannot be executed until after the child is born. Additionally, there are special procedures for individuals who are incarcerated. I strongly suggest you consult an experienced adoption lawyer.
James G. Ahlberg's answer Private adoption agencies operate within the law and have the best interest of the child in mind. Child traffickers do not operate within the law and most assuredly do not have the best interest of the child in mind.
Salim U. Shaikh's answer The relevant court may ask you as to why you did not seek custody (full or partial) at time when they decided in favour of mother? Reasons as to how DSS has taken away children from your ex-wife? Would children agree to your custody?
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer You need a competent attorney to prosecute the Adoption action. It is not simple, and most importantly, both your's and the Father's rights in the Child must be Terminated. The Chancellor may wish to appoint a Guardian Ad Litem. It is much easier if the Father agrees to give up his rights and testifies at Court. The Mother will need a decent Husband also.
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