How do you adopt your wife's 13-year-old daughter if her father has never seen her and does not pay any child support and the only thing that connects her to him is his name on the birth certificate?

Answer Answer My longtime friend married a woman who had a son whose father also never knew them, didn't pay support, etc... He adopted the child after a couple of years of being married. He told me that ... Read More »

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Can your boyfriend adopt your 16-year-old daughter and place his name on her birth certificate without the consent of the child's biological father?

AnswerThe biological father would have to voluntarily relinquish his rights or the court would have to terminate his parental rights to the minor child before the child could be adopted by anyone.F... Read More »

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Can your husband adopt your daughter in Mississippi if her biological father is not on her birth certificate and in prison?

The answer for each man that wants to adopt or has considered adoption will be as unique as that man. (were not all the same) I joined the Air Force when I was 20 years old and have changed countri... Read More »

Do you need parental consent for your husband to adopt your daughter if the biological father is not on the birth certificate?