You can file for adoption without an attorney but I would not recommend it bc adoptions are hyper technical. Hire a lawyer, file a petition for adoption and you will likely be permitted to adopt the child.
File a motion for contempt and cite the order the parent is violating. You can find any available self help forms online on the Kentucky website. You can also visit the Jefferson county family court clerks office and request the same.
I’ve had my niece for about 4 years. Her father is incarcerated and her mother walked away from her. She was abused in different ways. I’d love to make her officially my daughter. Just don’t know how to do it.
If my husband&me want 2sign our rights over to my sister or his mother(they gain custody of all kids) will the case against is&kids be DROPPED/dismissed& my kids go home with them? They agreed to let us see the kids anytime& continue life as we did b4 Dcbs stepped in. So can we do... Read more »
I have 2 daughters one is 5 the other is 3. My oldest daughters bio-dad has not been in her life since 4 months old. My 3 year old bio-dad has never seen her. I do not get child support from either bio-dads.
Hello, I’m supposed to meet a married lesbian couple soon in my home state, Tennessee (I wasn’t sure which state this should go in). They’re from Kentucky and the child would most likely be born there, however conception would happen in Tennessee. They want me to sign a contract primarily... Read more »
We want to use a sperm donor to conceive a child and we want to take all precautions legally. So if we have a donor sign a contract stating we won’t ever attempt to get support in any sort of way and he can’t have any rights to the child will kentucky uphold it? Or will a contract even legally... Read more »
I currently have POA of my 6 year old sibling. Our father is incarcerated and his mother is in KY (but illegal immigrant). Neither parent want this child any longer. His mother agreed to relinquish her rights and grant me full custody. She doesn’t speak English and we are trying to establish this... Read more »
Daughter in July of 2021. He has not had contact since, and my daughter has attended therapy and has shown act of ptsd/trauma. She is just under 3. Can I have his rights terminated and/or have her adopted by my now fiancé? Thanks!
You can certainly take this matter to court and ask for sole custody. Terminating his rights against his wishes will be very difficult and typically not done unless a person goes to prison or they are extremely dangerous.
Court of Justice , Department of Community Based Services, and The Cabinet of Health and Family Services tried their best to hide it from me, and failed. Before I found out about , Custody of my child was took before the TPR , Yesterday , it was discovered, I had already filed a lawsuit on the... Read more »
We want to start the Adoption ASAP. His birth dad is willing to sign his rights over but my sister ( his bio mom) isn't. She has had 14 months to complete her programs get housing and a job and hasn't. Will the court involuntarily terminate her rights? Or will we just be going to court... Read more »
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