Anthony Marvin Avery's answer Terminating a Parent's Rights is always difficult. The Couple can file a Petition for Adoption which must be served on the Mother as it is attempting to terminate her rights. The Couple must also be fit and proper Parents as they will be scrutinized also by various Parties, Agencies, etc. If successful, the Father will no longer receive Child Support.
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer If I understand the facts, then NO, the lease was modified when you offered them the option to pay for the hunting and fishing ( and I assume they agreed and paid). By doing so, you essentially agreed the prior violation would not be an eviction offenses. The security deposit is usually to protect for damage to the premises. Consult an experienced local real estate attorney for advice on your specific situation.
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.
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.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer Adoption can be very complicated. Hire a competent attorney to represent all interested parties, which makes it easier and cheaper. If the Adoption is messed up, you will know it when you try to inherit from your Parents.
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer If there was an adoption, the biological mothers rights were terminated. It can be a criminal offense ( only a misdemeanor, however) to violate a "contact veto" see TCA sec. 36-1-132. Consult your adoption lawyer and local law enforcement personnel for more specific advice on your situation.
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer Under Tennessee law, if there is no support or meaningful visitation for 4 months, parental rights can be terminated because of abandonment. I strongly suggest your consult an experienced adoption lawyer, and perhaps get married to your fiancé.'
Mr. William Ray Glasgow's answer There may be actions you can take to get children properly placed, but it appears you need an experienced attorney at this point. "Suing" the state should not be at the top of your list. It is difficult for everyone when the state finds it necessary to remove children from their parents. These case often get out of control despite the good intentions of the state actors. Y
Marjorie A Bristol's answer You may or may not have grounds to challenge the will. You would be his heir if he had no will, but it is his choice to leave you out of his will if he wishes. You should consult a probate attorney to help you review your options.
Marjorie A Bristol's answer The child support guidelines take into account the amount of money you make and the number of other children in your care. Theoretically, that will leave you enough to care for the other children, but it will be difficult. You should talk to your lawyer to see if they can run the child support numbers for you and see what the amount you will be expected to pay will be. You should also ask for a downward deviation since you have the others to care for.
Marjorie A Bristol's answer You will still need to terminate the father's parental rights in order to adopt or he may surrender them voluntarily. You should consult an attorney to help you with the adoption to make sure it is done correctly.
Marjorie A Bristol's answer It could be enough to terminate the father's rights, but I would not do so until you are married so that your husband can adopt. You should consult an attorney though to look at all the facts and decide on your best legal options.
Marjorie A Bristol's answer You should consult an attorney. If you decide that you want the baby to be raised by the father, then the father can still seek child support from you. He will need to petition the court for custody if you are not married.
Marjorie A Bristol's answer You will need to terminate the father's rights or have him voluntarily surrender them. Then, if you are married, you can do a step-parent adoption. You should consult an attorney to help you to make sure this is done the right way.
Marjorie A Bristol's answer You should contact an attorney to discuss doing a step-parent adoption. They are very common. Based on these facts, it appears you have grounds to terminate the father's parental rights or he may agree to the adoption.
Marjorie A Bristol's answer It sounds like you have grounds to terminate the rights of the father. Step-parent adoptions are very common. You should consult an attorney to help you do the process. It sounds like the father may even want to voluntarily surrender his rights. Best of luck!
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