My childs father disappeared after he found out that we had a child (even though we were trying and it was planned). He hasn't changed his mailing address and he is having all of his family refuses any contact with me. I honestly want him to just sign away his rights. I have been seeing someone who... Read more »
The father can certainly give up all of his rights if there is another ready and qualified to adopt. You’ve got a number of steps to follow and because of such you should consult an attorney to assist you. Good luck. 888-343-4529.
My husband and I have been having a baby since birth and he is almost 2. Originally his birth mom signed guardianship to us to avoid foster care. When born he tested positive for street drugs. In short, CPS had mom to take drug test after released and mom still tested positive. She has since... Read more »
Are you and the baby living in Texas? If so, CPS may provide attorney fees for the adoption. If they do not and you are in the Houston and surrounding areas feel free to reach out to our office. We can help. 888-343-4529#1.
I have the 17 year old best friend of my daughter currently living with me. One of her parents is incarcerated, the other on drugs. Her grandmother has guardianship of her but can no longer care for her and is willing to relinquish those rights to me. In Texas, I’ve been told that minors in... Read more »
He is in prison in California, and my family and I live in Texas. We want my husband to adopt my son, but having to travel back and forth will be expensive and time consuming. Is there a way I can request his rights to be terminated while being in a different state? My sons biological dad hasn't... Read more »
My parents convinced me to relinquish my rights when I was 18. I stayed living with them to raise my daughter for 15 years. I am now married and living on my own and they will not allow my daughter to live with me. Is there anything I can do to get my daughter back with me?
You only mention that you relinquished your rights. Is it possible that your daughter was not formally "adopted"? If not, then you may have parental rights as they may not have even filed any documentation with the court. If they have formally adopted her then that will be a harder road to...Read more »
My mother is trying to adopt my kids. I told her I was not willing to let her adopt them. And ever since I disagreed with her and her wife, she will no longer allowed me to see them , talk to them , or have any sort of contact whatsoever. She has broken the court several times. nd has lied to me... Read more »
You need to bring court action. It sounds as though there is an order in place. You have valid rights. If you do nothing then she will argue that you have abandoned them and could possibly succeed on an adoption.
Nothing has started in TX other than having an approved homestudy. There is no child being adopted yet. Wanting to adopt a newborn. Will start looking for a child once we move. Will I need a new homestudy or can it be updated with new info on physical home.
You will need to ask that your case be unsealed for you to get the order which would have granted the adoption and then your name changed. Then contact BVS with a certified copy of the order. See if that works. You may have to hire a lawyer to get the file unsealed. Good luck to you.
there are three dads whom are not on the birth certificates. They are not mentally, financially nor residence stable. they are not on the birth certificates and not actually proven to be the fathers by blood work. they never paid child support. they would come around once a blue moon but not... Read more »
First of all sorry for your recent loss of your sister. What a wonderful thing to see families taking care of their own. Your mother has standing to petition the court to deal with these issues. Let us know if you would like our assistance. 888-343-4529.
the adoption agency removed the boys in october due to natural disaster fixed problem wont give them back they keep putting one thing after another i complied with cps for 17 months no problem now after 2 visits they remove them dont help me out with any thing at all now i need divorce it will take... Read more »
There is a lot going on in your stated facts. Find an attorney in your county to assist you. Look for a family law attorney. These cases are heart wrenching. You need to file your own actions stating what you want. Good luck.
My daughter signed her kids over to us, with notarized paperwork a few years ago, and has not looked back. However, now the school district doesn't want to consider us legal guardians, and so we can not get the children enrolled in school. The one has special needs, and needs her services. I... Read more »
I have always been involved with my kids and I have court order child support and visitation I have always struggled to get the mother to follow the orders. But this weekend my daughter came to me and told me that their mother don't have custody of them. That Cps took her right I was never informed... Read more »
Adoptions take into consideration the totality of the circumstances. In general without knowing the particular charge at hand we could not comment on that particular issue. But, if it were something that would not hinder your parenting skills and you have not been in any trouble since the age of...Read more »
This is an odd fact pattern situation. I would say consult with a lawyer to get an in depth analysis of this issue. With a little research I'm sure the answer could be had. I also would ask if the father's name was put on the birth certificate? Are the grandparents attempting to adopt? Is it...Read more »
CPS removed kids from Bio Mom in late 2011, my husband got them placed in his custody in early 2012 and in 2014 the case was finalized on the last order of 2013 temporary decision hearing for him having sole custody. Bio dad for the girl died before she was born. There is a history of physical... Read more »
This is a very technical legal case. I would suggest that you consult with an attorney in your area as on its face it appears that you have good arguments for your adopting them. Good luck in this matter.
Grandma temp custody due to psychological exam finding her unfit to care for them they are now 12 gma still has them she gets them when she allows her too can the mom of the twins file for child support starting from birth on my brother
Your brother should consult with an attorney to find out the proper answer to this question since it appears that there are a lot of other factors that come in to play to be able to respond. Contact an attorney in the county in which you reside for a more precise answer and clearer direction....Read more »
I have a girl friend that did a self adoption with another female who didn’t want her child. We are not married and the birth father is unknown. My girlfriend is on the birth certificate alone and child has her last name. The birth mom waives her rights and signed notarized documents to wanting... Read more »
There are some things that need clarifying before the question is answered. Confirming that you are not married to the adopted mother? Also, what did the biological father play in this scenario? Was this "adoption" done through the courts? It is great that you want to step up and raise a child...Read more »
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