What would you like to do?
If the mother is unmarried and the father has never established his paternity that might be possible if the mother claims the father is unknown. If the father knows he has fathered a child he can request a DNA test to establish his paternity through the court. The child could not be adopted without his or the court's consent
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Can an unmarried father get primary physical custody of the child if the mother hid the child from her family and said he was put up for adoption and also took him to a hotel to meet with a guy?
yes they should be able to
A woman can put a baby up for adoption without the father's consent in Utah. This has caused some controversy, and the Governor recently signed off on a partial fix in an …effort to close the loophole, forcing a residency requirement of 90 days.
certainly NOT, if the fathers' name is the birth certificate, if the father's is absent but he knows the child is his a DNA test is in order and make sure that the father gets… a good lawyer!!
Legally, probably not. Not unless they have legal custody of the minor's child.
Can an unmarried mother move her child out of Michigan without father consent if he is on the birth certificate but no custody for dad is established and no child support is established?
Unless you are constrained by some legal requirement you are free to travel with your children as you please.
Can a single mother give her child up for adoption without the consent of the father if he is an illegal immigrant in the state of Kansas?
In Kansas, if the father did not begin paying child six month prior to the birth of the child, he cannot challenge an adoption. Guess how many know this?
Can a unmarried mother take a child from Ireland to England without the fathers consent if he has primary custody?
If he has primary custody or even visitation rights, you cannot take his child far enough away that he cannot readily exercise his custody/visitation rights unless he give…s you permission to do so.
Yes, however that does not curtail the fact that he could file an injunction to stop it.
Yes, if a court terminates the biological father's parental rights on the grounds that he is an unfit parent, or the biological father fails to appear for hearings on the matt…er.
Yes, but only if the birth father's parental rights have been terminated by the courts.
No, the child is his too and he might want to take care of it or someone of his family. If the father is unknown it's different.
No. The child has 2 parents not just one so both need to give their consent.
No she can not.
In the US, no and yes. I believe Utah is the only state where the mother only have the obligation to notify the father of her decision but he can then seek custody and stop th…e adoption. So getting his consent or give him the custody if she does not wish to parent the child, would be the better choice and prevent suffering for hopeful adoptive parents and waste of money and time in court. If the father's paternity has been established legally, no. The court will require his consent to the termination of his parental rights so that the child can be adopted legally. This is one of the most complicated areas of law. Each state has its own laws regarding unmarried birth father rights concerning an adoption. Reputable adoption agencies take precautions to notify the birth father of an adoption and obtain his consent. Any adoption that takes place without the father's consent is risky. There is always the chance the father will hear about the adoption and he can challenge it if he didn't consent. Birth parents parental rights must be terminated in court before an adoption can be approved. Courts will ask for the identity of the father so that he can be given notice of the proceeding. The mother will be required to attest to her answers in the petition. A mother who is not truthful in answering that question may cause problems later if the father shows up after somehow hearing of the adoption. The courts generally require a diligent search for the father if the mother reports that his whereabouts are unknown. In that case a notice is published in the local newspaper. Notice by publication could leave the proceeding vulnerable to challenge. You must seek expert advice in your particular jurisdiction.
Only if you live in Utah, there notification is enough. You can go to court and see if you can get his parental rights terminated.
Generally, no. The court would require that the father be given notice and his consent would be required.