How do you adopt the child of your girlfriend if the father is unknown?

Answer As an adopted child I'll let you know what I believe. All children THINK they want to meet their biological parents. And I'm not just saying it- but they ALL THINK they do. And if it doesn't put th... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How do you adopt the child of your girlfriend i...

Can you adopt your partner's child even though the father is unknown?

if you are married to your partner you become the step mother or father. Talk to your partner about this

Child has had no contact with bio father in 3.5 years. Child is 4 and stepfather wants to adopt. Bio father will not voluntary terminate rights. What is the process to have step father adopt?

Ring the Dept for chid Protective Services and ask for relevant forms. They will also let u know of family court forms u need to submit. There is alot involved and some legal advice or a lawyer wou... Read More »

How can you adopt a child that is your girlfriend's if her father is not in her life and she does not have his last name?

Answer This should be done legally and you can either go to a lawyer or quietly go to your own attorney which handles these sorts of cases. If your girlfriend wants to give up her child to you, yo... Read More »

Can a female adopt her girlfriend's child after the father signs over his parental rights?

The ability to adopt a child as a gay or lesbian parent varies from state to state. Gays and lesbians have several options open to them when considering adoption. What you are wanting to do is know... Read More »