What is the legal procedure to give up one's paternal rights to his own child?

Answer Answer A petition is made to the family court and a hearing is held. Parent(s) can relinquish their rights so the child can be adopted or made a ward of the state. But unless the child is adopted t... Read More »

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How to Authorize to Give Up Legal Paternal Rights?

A father or mother choosing to relinquish their parental rights should be completely knowledgeable of the impact the action will carry into the future. Conditions and procedures for relinquishing p... Read More »

How can a mother give up her paternal rights and stop the child support obligation?

Answer File a Termination of Parental Rights petition in the appropriate state court in the city or county of residence.The court decides all such issues based on what is in the best interest of t... Read More »

What rights does paternal father have to take son out of abusive household with the biological mother and stepfather and keeping the child away from the paternal mother.?

Answer There are two ways you can do this. In Canada we call it "Child Welfare." Make an appointment with them and they'll help you out. They may make a surprise visit to the home where your so... Read More »

In Virginia does the paternal father and paternal mother have to be married for the paternal fathers name to be on the birth certificate when the child is born?

Answer I am not a lawyer, but this is a direct qoute from Virginia Law concerning preparing birth certificates:3. The names of the parents, except that if the mother of thechild was not married to ... Read More »