How do you adopt your wife's 13 year old daughter?

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How do you adopt your wifes daughter?

If the biological father is living, you will probably need his written permission. Then, you file the adoption papers with the court. Use a lawyer to make sure everything is done correctly.

If i am a citizen and my wife is a resident can I adopt my wifes daughter who came to the U.S. legally with a visa but is expired now?

Legally you can not force your child to give up the custody. They are the guardian of their child and not you, no matter how old they are.

Can you adopt a 17 year step daughter?

Possible. You should discuss with an attorney in your state.

How do you adopt your husband's 12 year old daughter when the the non custodial parent hasn't contacted her in over 6 mo?

6 months is not a very long time when we are talking about to forever give up the rights to your child. In order for you to adopt her the other parent have to give up the parental rights or the cou... Read More »