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No, only the parents decide this and the adoption papers is the only legally binding contract a minor can sign. When it comes to your child you have the same rights as an adult. No one can force you to keep the child, abort or give it up for adoption.
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If underage mother wants to put baby up for adoption but 18-year-old father wants custody and girls parents are threatening to file charges against boy if he tries to gain custody isn't that blackmail?
Answer It's going to be a catch 22, you have a right to the child, but you could be charged with stat. rape, best to seek a lawyer.
I know how scary this is. I have never been pregnant, but i have had a few nasty scares. Keeping the baby is totally up to you. Your parents do have some say, but in the… end the decision is up to you. Having this baby, I know you have probably heard this, lots is going to change your life forever. It is not always in a bad way, though you will get a lot of criticism from people. They do not know what it is like to be scared like this or have never been in this position before. If you can raise this baby, I think that is very admirable, but if you get an abortion that is completely understandable also. I know if it was me I would go for abortion in a heart beat. When you start to hear this critisism think about it this way, not even 100 years ago girls were decided to be of age and were having 5 children when they were twelve. As soon as you hit puberty, sex is natural no matter what anybody says. People say it isn't right to be pregnant at a young age and that these girls are stupid. On the contrary, these girls are perfectly natural and listening to their body. At fifteen though your mind may not be ready, your body is and it is healthy to support a baby. What isn't natural is waiting until you are 40. I am not promoting teen sex nor am I critisizing it, but you do what ever you feel is right. You are the one who gets to look into those babies eyes when it is born. Don't worry about your father. No matter what you decision, he will come around. If you need someone to talk to you can email me, my email is on my profile page.
Answer With respect to how state laws differ, generally when a parent is under 18 they are still considered a minor and cannot have custody of a child. Generally…, it would be the parents of the 17 year old, or another adult, that would hold guardianship of the baby until the 17 year old tyurned 18. Of course, there are differences in state laws, so this answer only speaks in generalities. Check on what the specific state laws say.
no they cant, but if your having a good relationship you could get married with the person all you need is a doctors note saying your pregnant and you could get married …without parent permision in Maryland. I know this because when i was 16 years of age the same thing happen to me and i wanted to know too but i found out about that and i got married. Anyways no they cant make you put the baby for adoption anywhere in the usa without your permission if you want or not.
Regardless of the circumstances that is statutory rape. The girl, if she was 18 when she had sexual intercourse, is an adult while the 16 year-old is not considered an adult i…n the eyes of the law. Legally, I do not believe he can be held legally responsible for the well-being of the child. I would consult a lawyer about this issue, some lawyers give free consults, I would look into that.
IF unwed woman says that you could be the father and she wants to put baby up for adoption and the father want to keep the baby if it is his what does he need to do to make that happen?
Get a lawyer right away!
Can a 19 year old mom give up her new baby for adoption even if the grandparents want the baby and have sole custody of her other two kids?
dont give it away you will regret it and the grandparents would be so disapointed in you, giving up your child means you love the sex and not what happens at the end, if…f you are giving up your child, why didnt you use pills or a condom, it is pathetic, please dont petray your child!
A boy that is 18 and still lives with his parents get custody of a child if the 18 year old girlfriend wants to put baby up for adoption?
Father would have to consent to the adoption. Definitely worth petitioning for custody if you feel that you and your family can care for the child.
If a 15 yr girl and a 17 yr old boy have a baby will the boy be charged with any assaults even though they planned to have this baby?
As the girl is fifteen years only the boy will be arrested for having sex with a minor and as both are minors they will be tried in the juvenile court.
Yes, it's normal and sometimes jokingly called 'baby fever'. However, having a baby is far more complex than wanting one, as I'm sure you have been told. I would caution stron…gly against acting on your desire to have a baby if you're 14 years old, as having a baby is a lot more complicated than playing with one or even babysitting one (feeding, care-taking, etc. are not the only difficulties of parenting). For various psychological and physiological reasons it is a bad idea for you to become a mother at this time, but the desire to have a baby is pretty natural and I'm sure a lot of girls feel it, in their teens and otherwise.
Legally no. You are the guardian of the child.
It is never illegal to have a baby. Depending on the state, the 26 year old is probably guilty of rape if he/she has sex with a 17 year old. There are probably other criminal… charges available against a 26 year old who has sex with a minor as well.
Do the parents of a 16 yr old pregnant girl have the right to move the girl to another state and take the girl and the baby away from the 16 year old father to be?
Both are still minors, the parents can legally move her and the baby.
yes by law they can. because she is under the age of 18
In Tx can a 16 yr old girl move in with her 16 yr old boyfriend and his family if they just had a baby together?
Not unless your parents allow you to. Pregnancy and becoming a parent does not emancipate you.
Can a 16 yr old girl who is being abused by parent mentally and physically be sent away from her baby she has given birth to in colorado?
Not unless she has been found unsuitable as a parent.