What would you like to do?
By Canadian Law if the mother of the child purposely did not contact the biological father and she married and her husband adopted the child and the biological father found out then yes, he can take you to court. If he can prove he's reliable, holds down a good job, is not into drugs and contributes to society then yes, he can have some rights. It will take a court of law and two lawyers to fight this one. The bottom line is ... "What is good for the child?"
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Can a man who has been a father for five years lose his parental rights if he is not the biological father?
Answer Unfortunately the law does not recognize a man or woman to be granted a parental rights even though they have taken it upon themselves to raise and …nurture a child. Marrying someone with a child(ren) does not automatically confer the new spouse any legal rights concerning the child(ren). The law only recognizes such rights as belonging solely to a biological or adopter parent(s) or a legally appointed guardian.
Do biological children have any rights to the house of their deceased father if the deed to the house was transferred to their adopted brother years ago in lieu of child support.?
Answer No,surviving family members would have no legal claim to such property if the transferring of title was made while the owner was of sound mind was d…one in accordance to the laws of the state where the property is located. The reasons for the action being taken and the fact that the person was not a biological child is not relevant.
If a father signs his rights away and allows another man to adopt his child does the biological father still have to pay the back child support?
That depends, on a couple of things. First is any money owed to the state, if you received state assistance the state will require to be paid back some of the funds. Second, i…f there is no court order in effect that states the back support could be nulled then he still owes. This answer above is correct, but to make it a little more understandable I wanted to add that my husband just legally adopted my daughter from my first marriage. My ex had not contacted her for more than 6 months and had nothing to do with her, so he couldn't contest the adoption. He is no longer liable for current child support, but still owes all the back child support. They will still collect his tax returns or any other moneys he is due like paycheck with holding.
Would you be able to file a termination of rights of the father if there is another man who wants to adopt your child even if your child considers the man her father but knows biologically he is not?
Most likely all though if the child is over the age of 14 it would be extremely dificult or impossible
After a child is legally adopted by his stepfather can a biological father claim any rights to the child?
A child can only have two legal guardians, meaning the biological father would have to either give up his rights voluntarily or lose them through the court system in order… for the stepfather to adopt the child.
If a paternity test proves that a man is not the biological father of a child are his right taken away?
Until paternity is established an unmarried male has no legal rights to a minor child. In such a case as cited, the man in question could only be involved in the ch…ild's life if the biological parent(s) agreed.
In NY state does a child that was adopted by another man have rights to biological fathers estate with no will?
If there was never any court-ordered child support is the biological father of a child responsible for child support if the child is adopted by his stepfather?
In general, no.
If another man signs your child's birth certificate does the biological father have any legal rights to that child?
You did not indicate if you're married. In Michigan and quite a few other states, if you are Married at the time of the birth of the child..the Man who you are married to is l…egally the father !! If the Biological father had no idea about the child's existence, or if you're just trying to cut him out of the Child's life, he does, in fact, still have legal rights. If he takes a DNA test and is found to be the Bio father, then he is entitled to quite a few legal rights.
If a 36 year old determines the biological father by a paternity test. can 36 year old collect back child support payments.?
Typically, this action would have had to have been filed prior to the child's 18th birthday. It should be noted that a number of these cases have cause major breakdowns in t…he relationship with the mother when an adult child seeks to recover child support they believed they are owed, only to learn the father had already paid it while the mother claimed she never got any.
If you're in the US, in order for the child to be adopted his parental rights had to be terminated. Once that's done, he's no longer responsible for paying future child suppor…t. But if he owes back child support, that still has to be paid.
Yes, adoption terminates the parent child relationship of the biological father, so unless the biological father had a will, the child is not legally his child.
yes, unless he has a restraining order against you.
yes you can contact your biological father, you have every right some families dont want their kids to contact the biological parents but the choice it all yours
Does the biological father of a child have any rights to a child if birth mother and presumed birth father put child up for adoption?
Yes. The child cannot be put up for adoption unless both biological parents give up their parental rights so unless you have done that the child can not be adopted unless the …court strip you of your parental rights. Her boyfriend or "birth father" as you call him, has no rights to the child at all and can not put the child up for adoption. If you have not established paternity in court and got your name on the birth certificate I suggest you hurry up because before that is done you have no rights. Get a lawyer. Clarification The presumed father is the person that the law presumes to be the legal father of a child until some legal action is taken to prove otherwise. The husband of a woman who gives birth to a child by another man is the 'presumed father' unless the other man is legally determined to be the child's biological father. A man who is named as the child's father on the birth certificate by his consent is the presumed father even if he is not the biological father. State laws vary regarding presumed father status. If there is a presumed father that may mean the biological father has not stepped up to the plate to confirm his paternity. He has no parental rights until he establishes his paternity legally. That would halt the adoption if done in a timely manner. This would be a complicated situation and you should obtain legal advice from an attorney who specializes in custody and adoption issues.