What are the rights of parents that have signed over their parental rights?

Answer Answer no rights Answer none until the child is older and the parent can explain the reasons for giving up parental rights and then it is up to the child to make a decision to have a relationship... Read More »

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Does a father that was ruled unfit by a judge due to a juvenile charge have any visitation rights after the mother signed over her rights to her parents and they have not let father meet or see child?

That would vary from state to state, and court to court. You would need to contact your state child welfare department, and perhaps an attorney.

Once a parent has signed over their parental rights can they try to stop it if it is still waiting to go to court even though their deadline has already expired to rescind it?

Answer Who would ever want to raise a child who could have been raised by his/her parents? The object is not for you to have a child, the object is to do the best thing for the baby. If the parents... Read More »

What do you do if you never signed over parental rights to someone and they have your child?

To answer this question, one would need to know how this came to pass. Did you "give" the child to them at some point? Did the State place the child with them?

If you signed over your parental rights is there any way to reverse that if the child was adopted by a step-parent?

Adoption cannot be revoked unless there were legal flaws in the adoption process, which is unlikely. You no longer have to pay maintenance (child support), but you also lose rights of access.