Ex has agreed to relinquish parental rights and allow stepparent to adopt kids (under age of 18 but over age of 12). What is the steps/procedure for stepparent to adopt? Does stepparent and bio parent (who are adopting the kids) need background check or just stepparent? What other paperwork is... Read more »
If the bio-dad has not paid child support and has not attempted contact with his son for 180 days, hire an adoption lawyer to do the adoption. If he has paid child support or has attempted contact with his son within the last 180 days, then hire a custody lawyer to get you a sole...Read more »
We split up when my son was 6 months old because my ex husband was physically abusive and the courts found him guilty. They gave me domiciliary custody of him and he has visitation that he’s exercised one time and he hasn’t contacted him since, over a year ago, soon to be two years. My current... Read more »
An attorney familiar with adoption law can help you. Intrafamily adoptions are fairly quick, assuming the biological father does not object (or if his consent is not required) and they are generally less expensive than other types of adoptions.
My sister is due to give birth in 3 weeks and has been doing illegal substances the entire pregnancy and has been violent to others and self harmed and is homeless and has another child less than 2 years old in the states care i cant have children of my own and i am the only family member with the... Read more »
You need to have an attorney involved as soon as possible, so that pleadings will be ready to file as soon as the child is born. Speak with an attorney who handles custody and family law matters. Good luck.
My daughter is almost 2yrs old and no father on the birth certificate, bio father has not been in contact since before her birth. My boyfriend has been the sole provider and father to her since birth. How can my boyfriend adopt her? I have looked for three days to find answers and have been unable... Read more »
adopted when i was 10. adoptive parents and i have a on and off good relationship. Our relationship is good when we both treat each other fairly. It goes bad when they go and search for something to get mad about. And everytime something happens they say that If i continue down this road I will... Read more »
My daughter was so bad on drugs. Her oldest two boys her first HUSBAND has them and she is not aloud to be with them alone at all. I have daughter since she was 9 months. She is 2. heHER boyfriend had a 12 yr old let her live with me for a year,paid for everything for those 2 kId. She moved back... Read more »
I have paid child support in the last 6 months and I have tried to see my daughter though her mother has refused, now she has filed for intra family adoption. Can the Court still order the intra family adoption go through even though I've tried to see her and can prove so and have paid child support
Court granted me full custody about 2 years ago and the other parent has not seen or tried to see his child. He does not want him and has agreed to sign rights over if i pay for it. I do not have the money so was wondering about filing abandonment on other parent to terminate his rights
I have sole custody of my 10 year old and joint with my 12 year old. Their mother has never helped to support them and hasnt tried contacting them in well over a year. I would like to let my wife adopt them since she has been with them since my oldest son is 3.
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