How much do you have to pay if you want to adopt a child?

Answer You should be a little more specific in your question. Are you asking what happens if a teen is up for adoption? The sad truth is if a child is given up for adoption past the age of two they will m... 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 »

If CPS places a child in your custody in Texas how long do you have to wait before trying to adopt the child and how much does an adoption like this cost?

It depends if it is a kinship placement or not.  If the child is related to you, you can file for adoption as part of the termination of parental rights or anytime thereafter.  If it is a kinship... Read More »

Can you adopt a child that you already have custody of if the mother doesn't want to give up her parental rights?

If you are not the biological father of the child then no the mother still retains her rights as the child's maternal mother and therefore can put a stop to you adopting her child. In such cases t... Read More »

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 »