As a stepmother do you have legal rights regarding your husband's children?

Answer The simple answer is NO, step parents do not have legal "rights" regarding their step-children. In order to have legal parental rights the step parent must legally adopt the children.

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Does the stepmother of the children have legal rights?

Are you still a parent if you have no legal rights to your children?

A parent is the biological or legally adoptive mother or father. If you have lost custody of your child you are still the child's parent in that sense. If you have allowed your child to be legally ... Read More »

Can your ex and fiance adopt your two children you have legal and physical custody what are your rights?

The entire situation has not been explained. so there may be mitigating factors. The short answer is: if the child has been legally adopted, the biological parents have no more legal standing than ... Read More »

If bio-father passes away does stepmother have rights if the child has been living with them for years?

In many states, she only has firm custody if she has already adopted the child.