Father's Rights in California When a Mother is Deceased?

Answer Although child custody laws differ from state to state because family law is a state matter rather than federal law, many of the laws are similar. However, it is important to know the rights a fath... Read More »

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What are a biologicial fathers rights to child if mother is deceased?

Can a mother request from the judge to reinstate fathers parental rights once she has already petitioned the court to terminate his rights and the judge did terminate his parental rights?

Yes. It's called "disruption" and it does happen. Sometimes a child comes home with problems so severe that they cannot be handled by the new family; in such cases, the parents can seek to disrupt ... Read More »

In Alabama can fathers sign over parental rights without the mother agreeing?

sorry to say...yesCorrection- no they can't. sorry. they can't do it with the mother agreeing unless its a step-parent adoption

If a mother signs over her parental rights can the fathers wife adopt the child without her consent?

I'm not certain this answers the question as it was intended, but hopefully it helps.This is purely speculative on my part, but qualified nonetheless by my having originated within a dysfunctional ... Read More »