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 How do you get to know a child before you adopt them?

Answer In general, parental rights are terminated either preparatory to an adoption, or after a trial in which it is determined that the parent is unfit. In any case, termination of parental rights does ... Read More »
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If you voluntarily give up your rights to your child and allow a relative to adopt that child can you adopt their children?

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 »
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How do you proceed if you live in Maine and want to adopt a child in Florida from a mother who wishes to sell her child and the father does not wish to keep the child?

Yes, this is possible if the child hasn't been adopted. or the mother could destroy everything the child has known and regain custody after they are adopted. This would be a very wrong act and it i... Read More »
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My step-daughters' biological mother has nothing to do with them and has never paid child support but refuses to relinquish her parental rights so I can adopt them Can I adopt them when they turn 18?

Answer As long as the state you live in allows gay adoptions, yes. Some states do not allow gay people to adopt children. Some states allow you to adopt, as long as you are not in a relationship at... Read More »
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