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 »

If the mother of a child has sole custody and the father has visitation rights can she give the child away to someone else besides the father without the fathers consent?

Answer No she can't. If her ex is a good man and a good father when he has visitation rights then she has no right to tear the child away from him. He can fight it in a court of law. Before one act... Read More »