How much does it cost to give up custody of your child to the state?

Answer In general, one cannot give one's child to the State. The taxpayers are not interested in raising your child. When the State does take custody of a child, it pursues the parents for support.

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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 »

In Maryland how do you give up custody of an adopted child who is hurting your other children and what happens to the child you give up?

This is what happened when I used to live near their, but they took the child away from the parent and is put in another relatives hands. although that is what happened after you gave up the custod... Read More »

If you have sole custody does your ex or his family need your permission to take your child out of state?

Answer Yes they do. That's why you have sole custody. I would check with your local family court to see what the laws are exactly.

If your wife moves to another state while you are trying to establish custody of the children during a divorce will she give up custody rights?

Answer Both parents need to be mature about this and realize the children have feelings as well. To the children you two are just "mom and dad." Many couples are angry, frustrated and sometimes ... Read More »