Do both parents have to agree on the adoption?

Answer yes, if you're married you cannot singly adopt.

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Does both parents have to agree if the father wants to sign his rights over?

That depends on who he wants to sign over his rights to and the particular circumstances. If he wants to sign over his parental rights to his mother, for example, both parents would have to agree a... Read More »

Can both parents agree for one to terminate his parental rights in California?

In general, parental rights are terminated either preparatory to a divorce, or after a trial in which it is determined that the parent is unfit. In any case, termination of parental rights does no... Read More »

Do both parents need to give consent to put their baby up for adoption?

In Massachusetts does joint legal custody mean that BOTH parents must agree on schooling and health and other important issues?

Answer Both parents for the sake of the child(ren) should try to reach a compromise on such issues. If they cannot, one or both may request arbitration or counseling through the family court. It is... Read More »