How does someone voluntarily give up rights to a child?

Answer You have to find someone to transfer the rights to, ie, someone who will adopt the child and then be responsible for him/her.

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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?

In Illinois can a biological father who voluntarily relinquished his parental rights reclaim those rights if the child is not adopted within a specific period of time?

Answer No.Once the court has granted the petition for parental rights to be terminated it is permanent. The parent(s) who voluntarily relinquished cannot have them reinstated. A permanent terminat... Read More »

What to do to voluntarily terminate parental rights and give custody to a family member?

You and the family members go down to the Courthouse and the family member file a "petition for custody" of the child(ren). Then the parents (both of them) do not oppose the petition.It depends eve... Read More »

Can a biological father voluntarily terminate his rights if the one child sexually attacked another sibling?